October 2016 Non-fiction Simon & Schuster, Inc.

But First, Champagne: A Modern Guide to the World's Favorite Wine David White, photographer John Trinidad, foreword by Ray Isle

But First, Champagne: A Modern Guide to the World's Favorite Wine
David White, photographer John Trinidad, foreword by Ray Isle


Hardback (B401) | Oct 2016 | Skyhorse Publishing | 9781510711440 | 300pp | 228x177mm | GEN | AUD$54.99, NZD$64.99

Both the region of Champagne and its wines have always been associated with prestige and luxury. Knowledgeable wine enthusiasts have long discussed top Champagnes with the same reverence they reserve for the finest wines of Bordeaux and Burgundy.

In But First, Champagne, author David White details Champagne's history along with that of its wines, explains how and why the market is changing, and profiles the region's leading producers.
This book is essential reading for wine enthusiasts, adventurous drinkers, foodies, sommeliers, and drinks professionals. With a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the region, its history, and its leading producers, But First, Champagne will demystify Champagne for all.