The Art and Science of Wine

Recommended by Randall Grahm, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #68 in Wine

How wine is made, from field to cellar to bottle.

Great wine is a complex blend of nature, art and science. In this updated new edition of a classic book, the "how and why" of a wine's creation are examined in detail.

Acclaimed wine writers James Halliday and Hugh Johnson analyze the art and science behind the winemaking process. They start with the fundamental role of terroir the complex combination of characteristics that give a wine its personality. The latest developments in pruning and irrigation are then covered, along with the recent emergence of vineyards...

Reviews and Recommendations

We've comprehensively compiled reviews of The Art and Science of Wine from the world's leading experts.

Randall Grahm There are other winemaking books, but if you have one wine book on a desert island this would probably be the one that you want or need. (Source)

Similar Books

If you like The Art and Science of Wine, check out these similar top-rated books:

Learn: What makes Shortform summaries the best in the world?