Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide 6th Edition: The Complete, Easy-to-Use Reference on Recent Vintages, Prices, and Ratings for More Than 8,000 Wines from All the Major Wine Regions

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9780743229319: Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide 6th Edition: The Complete, Easy-to-Use Reference on Recent Vintages, Prices, and Ratings for More Than 8,000 Wines from All the Major Wine Regions

Thoroughly revised and updated, this sixth edition of the "Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide" has been eagerly awaited by seasoned collectors and occasional drinkers alike. No one wants to waste his or her precious dollars on an unenjoyable bottle, and with Parker's advice in hand, no one ever will.Employing his famous 100-point rating system and copious tasting notes, Parker evaluates more than 8,000 wines of recent vintage from all the major wine-producing regions of the world. More than 3,000 specific growers and producers from the world's leading viticultural areas are evaluated separately, and Parker's independence from the trade allows him to be completely honest in his opinions.This latest edition has been revised, updated, and expanded to offer increased coverage of Italy and Australia, while continuing to provide the most extensive and authoritative reviews in the world of the wines of all regions covered previouslyIn addition to the valuable ratings information, "Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide" includes all the information today's consumer needs in order to select the perfect bottle, store it, spot a badly stored and abused bottle, and find the best wine values. Quite simply, "Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide" is the indispensable resource on wine from America's most knowledgeable and influential authority on the subject.

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Robert M. Parker, Jr., has been the author and publisher of The Wine Advocate for over twenty-five years. He has won countless awards, including two of France's highest presidential honors: in 1993, President Francois Mitterrand pronounced him a Chevalier dans l'Ordre National du Merite. In 1999, President Jacques Chirac signed a decree appointing Parker a Chevalier dans L'Ordre de la Legion d'Honneur, and in 2005, elevated his title to Officier. He is the author of many books about wine, including Bordeaux, Burgundy, The Wines of the Rhône Valley, and Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide. He lives in Maryland with his wife, Patricia, his daughter, Maia, and numerous basset hounds and English bulldogs.

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President Jacques Chirac of France Robert Parker is the most followed and influential critic of French wines in the entire world. -- Review

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