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“The Wines of Madeira”, an indispensable guide to the wines, grapes and producers by Trevor Elliott
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Please note, this is the original version of the book with an 2019 updated 24 page insert which has new information about changes to Madeira regulations, updated production / sales tables etc. and recent changes to Madeira companies.
An indispensable guide to the wines, grapes and producers. If you are interested in finding out about the wonderful wines produced in Madeira, or you already know and enjoy these wines but wish to learn more, or you are a student preparing for wine examinations, then this is the book for you! You will be taken on a journey through the many stages of production, from the vine to the glass. The result of many years of detailed research, the book includes tasting notes, menu suggestions and profiles of the producers. It has an attractive clarity of design and is lavishly illustrated throughout with colour photographs. This is an extremely informative highly readable yet detailed and structured work, providing the most up-to-date picture of Madeira’s wine industry. Foreword by Tim Atkin MW.
Trevor Elliott has first-hand knowledge of viticulture and winemaking in many of the wine-growing regions of the world. However, the wines of Madeira are a particular passion and for nearly twenty years Trevor has made a detailed study and acquired a considerable knowledge about the wines and the island. A wine educator of long standing, Trevor’s first vocation was that of a chemistry teacher, he rose to be head of a large comprehensive school in Hampshire. But the wine world always include a Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Diploma with Honours. A very active member of the Association of Wine Educators, Trevor is in high demand to tutor Madeira and many other tastings for wine societies and corporate hospitality events.
First Published September 2010
ISBN 978-0-95664 13-0-4
Updated Insert published 2019