The Champagne Guide 2020-2021

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The world’s most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to Champagne, featuring all the latest vintages. The Champagne Guide 2020-2021contains fully independent assessments, with profiles and ratings, of over 120 champagne producers and 800 cuvées. 

New in the 2020-2021 edition:

  • New format, fully double the size of the past five editions.

  • Independent assessments and ratings of more than 800 cuvées, all tasted recently.

  • All the latest insights on the top 120 champagne houses, growers and coopératives.

  • A Hall of Honour to acknowledge the best producers in Champagne this year.

  • Highlights of all the best champagnes of the year at every price and style.

  • Updated assessments of the past 24 vintages in Champagne.

  • Brand new chapter on decoding champagne labels and bottling codes.

  • Maps of the champagne villages and vineyards.

  • All set off with photographs of the region by Tyson Stelzer and full-­colour bottle images.

Praise forThe Champagne Guide:

‘The best guide ever published on Champagne.’ — Huon Hooke

‘A truly global publication and one of the most comprehensive of its type in the world.’ — The Age

‘Attention to detail is quite extraordinary.’ — James Halliday

‘The definitive guide to all things Champagne.’ — Drinks Trade

‘The benchmark global reference to champagne.’ —

‘Like all good books, when you put this one down, you feel you know the players personally in all their Champenois resilience, variety and valor.’ — Michael Edwards, World of Fine Wine

‘The greatest companion to champagne since Michelle Pfeiffer in Scarface.’ — GQ Australia

Tyson Stelzer is the author and publisher of thirteen wine books. He writes for Wine Spectator, Decanter, Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine, WBM and Selector. He pens a wine page every month for Style Magazine, is a benchmark wine reviewer for WINE100 and is the wine writer for Barossa Living. He is a contributor to Jancis Robinson’s The Oxford Companion to Wine Third Edition, which names him the most prolific writer in the world on the topic of screw caps. Tyson is also a contributor to the Halliday Wine Companion, reviewing the Australian sparkling wines. As an international speaker, Tyson has presented at wine conferences in the United Kingdom, Japan, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. He is a regular judge at wine shows in Australia, and has won many wine-writing awards.

ISBN-13: 9781743795996
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1st December 2019
Hardie Grant