A fascinating global whisky tour, this lavishly updated edition takes you on a mouth-watering discovery of the world's most exciting whiskies. Celebrate the wonderful world of whisky - the 'water of life' - in all its glory and variety. An invaluable resource for whisky aficionados everywhere, 1001 Whiskies You Must Try Before you Die explores the traditional tipple's incredible diversity, introduces you to a host of often new, and sometimes rare, finds, and is sure to enhance your appreciation and enjoyment of the drink in all its forms. A unique and inspirational guide to the mouth-watering world of whisky.
Time-honoured, luxurious, and naturally made, whisky has a noble heritage unparalleled by any other spirit. Scottish writer David Daiches once said, 'The drinking of whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilisation, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of man's determination to use the resources of nature to refresh mind and body, and to enjoy to the full the senses with which he has been endowed.' It is not just the Scots who have mastered the art of producing this delectable drink.
1001 Whiskies You Must Try Before You Die takes you on a fascinating global whisky tour - from Scotland and Ireland through North America, Japan, India, and the rest of the world, providing insight into the 1001 best and most exciting whiskies ever made - from the established classics, such as Scotland's Springbank, to emerging greats from Japan.
The definitive guide to the best wines from all over the world, fully revised and updated for 2018. Among the thousands of great wines on the market, which should you try at least once in your lifetime? With more than 250,000 copies sold in fifteen different languages, 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die is the reference guide you can rely on to ensure that you make the right decision every time.
This evocative and informative guide identifies the wines and vintages most likely to please the palate, explains what makes them so special and suggests when best to drink them. Some of the 1001 wines selected are old and rare, most are readily available and many represent spectacular value; a few are controversial, a few are curiosities, but all are worthy of their place. Together they reflect the variety that is part of the enduring fascination of fine wine.
In this newly revised and updated edition, Neil Beckett and his team of wine connoisseurs and writers recommend a huge variety of wines in 1001 fact-filled and entertaining reviews packed with history, anecdote, facts and opinion. They share their experience and expertise through illuminating and seductive tasting notes, and give guidelines on cost. Photographs of the wine labels and bottles as well as stunning photographs of the vineyards, wineries and winemakers supplement the text.
Essential for every wine lover, 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die is a fascinating and sumptuous guide that enhances the intellectual as well as the sensual pleasure to be taken in the world's most exciting and expressive wines.
101 Award-Winning Cocktails is a truly unique offering for the cocktail book genre. Each recipe is an award-winning creation from one of the world's top cocktail mixologists, accompanied by the mixologists profile, the story behind the creation of their recipes, the competition won and a 'from the horse's mouth' guide to recreating their fabulous mixes. Along with stunning full colour photographs of each drink, this book opens the door to the hitherto unseen world of the greatest mixologists, sharing for the first time ever, the very finest, award-winning cocktail creations, from the world's most talented bartending superstars. Written and compiled by Paul Martin, himself a multiple champion and cocktail mixing world-record holder. Paul has drawn on the pool of incredible cocktail mixing talent that has made up his global social circle over the last 30 years. It is his own relationship with these giants of the cocktail world that has led to them sharing their amazing, revered recipes with the general public for the first time ever.
101 WHISKIES TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE is a whisky guide with a difference. It is not an awards list. It is not a list of the 101 'best' whiskies in the world in the opinion of a self-appointed whisky guru. It is simply a guide to the 101 whiskies that enthusiasts must seek out and try in order to complete their whisky education.
Avoiding the deliberately obscure, the ridiculously limited and the absurdly expensive, whisky expert Ian Buxton recommends an eclectic selection of old favourites, stellar newcomers and mystifyingly unknown drams that simply have to be drunk.
The book decodes the marketing hype and gets straight to the point; whether from Canada, India, America, Sweden, Ireland, Japan or the hills, glens and islands of Scotland, here are the 101 whiskies that you really want. Try them before you die - Slainte!