By Ian D'Agata
The definitive consultant to Italy's top wines through best professional Ian D'Agata, the director of the foreign Wine Academy of Roma
The Ecco consultant to the simplest Wines of Italy is a straightforward, basic consultant to the head Italian wines—packed with details on deciding to buy it in the US, with guidance for vacationing wineries in Italy. as well as a close word list, classic desk, and index, D'Agata offers a sequence of "best of" lists:
The a hundred most sensible pink wines lower than $100
The 60 most sensible white wines less than $100
The forty five most sensible wines at $25 or less
The 25 top cult wines
The 25 top wine estates and producers
The 10 top debut wines
This is a distinct book—a really accomplished advisor to Italian wines. D'Agata, an incredible wine insider, lives in Rome and is at the highway six months out of the yr, traveling estates and cellars all through Italy. This booklet represents the summation of 25 years of tastings, travels to wineries worldwide, and interviews with vintners.
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