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“Reliable Source, Solid Advice: His ‘top value wines’ and ‘best look-alikes to the classics’ repay the cost [of the book].”
–The New York Times
“For an omnibus guide to wine, the competition comes down to Clarke and Hugh Johnson. Clarke wins hands down.”
“These lively, informative, well-written books from this multitalented wine writer offer candour and lively prose . . . The witty Oz Clarke is also a terrific taster.”
OZ CLARKE’S POCKET WINE GUIDE 2009
Publication Date: November 3, 2008
ISBN 978-0-15-101360-9 • $15.00 • 344 Pages
Oz Clarke’s pocket wine guide 2009 is the latest installment in master wine expert’s Oz Clarke’s annual wine guide series. Indispensable as ever, this now-classic pocket guide has been thoroughly and meticulously revised and updated for 2009, with much-anticipated lists of favorite wines, top values, producers and regions to watch, as well as new vintage reports. As user-friendly as it is complete, OZ CLARKE’S POCKET WINE GUIDE 2009 lists each wine, grape, winery, producer, and region alphabetically for easy access. For increased browse-ability, this year’s guide also includes a country-by-country index. It is a perfect pocket reference for novices—and essential for the seasoned wine lover wanting the latest information.
OZ CLARKE is one of the world’s leading wine experts. He has won all the major wine-writing awards, including the Glenfiddich (three times), the André Simon, the Wine Guild (three times), the Julia Child, and the James Beard. A graduate of Oxford University, where he was captain of the wine-tasting team, he lives in London.