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Oz Clarke 250 Best Wines 2012

Wine Buying Guide

Oz Clarke

Pavilion

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ISBN: 9781862059207

Price: £7.99

Publication date: 15 September 2011

Category: Wine

Oz Clarke, Britain’s favourite wine writer and broadcaster, is absolutely in tune with what wine drinkers want today – flavour, individuality, excellent value for money and wines that are readily available. Oz has tasted thousands of wines and selected his 250 Best Wines for 2012. Oz shows you how to find the flavours you want, from refreshing whites and fashionable rosés, through juicy, fruity gluggers to serious, spicy reds that are perfect partners for food. The guide includes sparkling wines, from Champagne to Prosecco and Cava and fizz from Australia, New Zealand and England, luscious pudding wines and ports and appetizing sherries. 

This new edition of Oz Clarke’s phenomenally successful annual Wine Buying Guide also contains: a guide to wine flavours; wine finder by country and by producer; storing, serving and tasting; buying for the long term; and a directory of the UK’s top retailers, from fine wine merchants to supermarkets and high street chains.

250 Best Wines is the must-have shopping guide to make wine buying hassle-free. Oz’s independent, enthusiastic and reliable recommendations will help you find the wines you want at the prices you want to pay, from £3.49 to £31.

ABOUT THE Author

Oz Clarke is one of the world’s leading wine experts, known for his phenomenal palate, irreverent style, accurate predictions, and enthusiasm for life in general and wine in particular. He is the author of many award-winning books on wine, including most recently, Wine A–Z, The History of Wine in 100 Bottles, and Grapes & Wines: A Comprehensive Guide to Varieties and Flavours (co-authored with Margaret Rand). Before wine took over his life in 1984, Oz was a full-time actor and singer, appearing in West End hit shows and touring with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Alongside his entertaining BBC television and radio broadcasts, he currently presents a series of concerts, Drink to Music! with the acclaimed Armonico Consort. Oz is also sports mad.

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