Author(s): Tyson Stelzer
A fully-updated colour edition of the internationally acclaimed self-published The Champagne Guide, winner of the 2011 Louis Roederer International Champagne Writer of the Year Award for the 2011- 2012 edition. The book contains fully independent assessments, with profiles and ratings, of almost 100 champagne producers - from the smallest growers to the largest houses. The wines have all been reviewed based on current tastings and the notes are accompanied by full colour label images. The 2014u2015 edition features fully updated and frank commentary on all the current issues facing Champagne: global warming, parallel imports, excessive yields, and how to avoid corked, stale and lightstruck champagnes. The Champagne Hall of Honour ranks the best producers in Champagne this year and the best champagnes of the year under $60, under $100, under $200, at any price, and the best blanc de blancs, blanc de noirs, ros and low dosage champagnes. The world's most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to Champagne, featuring all the latest, freshest releases, all tasted recently.
Tyson Stelzer is the author and publisher of twelve wine books. He writes freelance articles for high profile wine publications and 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 speaks all over the world at wine conferences, judges at wine shows and has won various awards for his wine and champagne expertise.