The Winemaker's Year follows a typical year in Bordeaux from the preparing and tying of the vines in the spring and the anxious testing and waiting during the summer, through the intricate timing of the harvest and the fermentation in the fall, to the assemblage, or blending, in the cellars in the winter. For the first time, we are introduced to the process of making wine by men and women whose experience, intuition, and intelligence have made their chateaux famous.
Wine enthusiasts will be delighted to discover how the techniques of winemaking are part of a living tradition. And anyone who enjoys good wine, good food, and a beautiful way of life will enjoy spending a year with the great winemakers of Bordeaux.
Beautiful photographs combined with wonderful information make this a special book.