Bordeaux Third Edition

1 Comment 14 September 2010

A refreshingly witty and readable guide to the world’s most famous wine region.

Oz explores every corner of Bordeaux and meets the winemakers, some based in traditional fairytale chateaux, others in tiny modern outbuildings. Wine producers around the world still look to Bordeaux for inspiration; Oz brings the region to life with his evocative descriptions and personal anecdotes.




• Louis Roederer International Wine Book of the Year 2009
• Completely revised and updated with latest vintages from Oz
• An essential guide for all lovers of Bordeaux wine, with A-Z profiles
of over 300 châteaux and their wines, plus recommendations of
hundreds of affordable wines

‘There is no better introduction to the world’s most dazzling wine region.’
Stephen Brook, Decanter

‘a well-planned, well-executed approachable book packed with information and illustrations.’
Joanna Simon, The Sunday Times

ISBN: 9781862059504
Price: £25.00
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 320 pages
Size: 225 x 195mm
Illustrations: 540 colour illustrations

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  1. St Emillion – Bordeaux Part 1 « Food, Wine & Culture - 04. Mar, 2011

    [...] booked now, what’s next. We had couple moths to go before the holiday. I got myself a wine guide. Bordeaux Wine by OZ Clarke. Thought it would be a nice read before I actually purchase my bottle of Bordeaux s. The book [...]

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