The first definitive guide to contemporary French wines and producers in a deluxe two-book package, from a two-time James Beard Award winner
This comprehensive and authoritative resource takes readers on a tour through every wine region of France, featuring some 800 producers and more than 7,000 wines, plus evocative photography and maps, as well as the incisive narrative and compelling storytelling that has earned Jon Bonné accolades and legions of fans in the wine world. Packaged in a deluxe slip case and built upon eight years of research, The New French Wine is a one-of-a-kind book set exploring the world's most popular wine region. First, examine the land through a thoroughly reported narrative overview of each region — the soil and geography, the distinctive traditions and contemporary changes. Then turn to the second book, which is a comprehensive reference guide to the producers and their wines, similarly detailed by region. From Burgundy to Bordeaux and everywhere in between, this is sure to be the resource on modern French wine for decades to come.