Explore the world’s most important white wines with this definitive compendium.
Discover the delicious world of white wine with profiles of all the must-know varieties from Albariño to Viognier and styles from Bordeaux to Vinho Verde and dive deep into popular favorites, such as Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Prosecco, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, and Sherry. Peppered with engaging facts and figures, each chapter surveys one grape or blend, featuring all-inclusive at-a-glance information that tells you what to expect in the glass, suggested food pairings, and hundreds of recommended wines, from cheerful bargains to worthy splurges. Detailed essays offer capsule histories of each variety or style, including its origins, favored growing conditions, notable countries and regions that produce it, and typical characteristics. Winemakers and other industry experts share their wisdom alongside gorgeous photography that brings the vineyards, grapes, and bottles vividly to life. Complete with a handy checklist to track the delectable wines that you taste, White Wine is the perfect resource to help you enjoy the best white wines in the world.