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One Thousand Vines

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24th October 2024

Price: £45

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Selected: Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781784729233

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A masterpiece that offers a deep dive into the world of wine. It’s a testament to its author’s passion, expertise and commitment to sustainable practices.” Robert Parker Wine Advocate

“Entwining culture, philosophy, history, and science, Pascaline Lepeltier’s One Thousand Vines is nothing short of an astonishing work of genius. This is an essential resource for understanding wine in all its marvellous complexity.” Alice Feiring


One Thousand Vines is a crucial resource for understanding wine on both a global and local scale, and an essential read for anyone who loves wine.” Jon Bonné

“Pascaline’s work is essential for anyone who wants to fully understand wine. Additionally, you will find a multitude of conceptual maps and illustrations that make the reading even more delightful.” Ferran Centelles

One Thousand Vines is a rare feat: an original book about wine. Pascaline Lepeltier’s work of passionate scholarship sweeps us through the disciplines which form wine’s hinterland in order to illuminate her informing vision of wine: fresh, exciting, dense, grand.” Andrew Jefford

In One Thousand Vines internationally celebrated sommelier Pascaline Lepeltier answers all the important questions about wine. With three main parts – Reading Vines, Reading Landscapes and Reading Wines – the book challenges preconceived ideas about the vine and its wine. It explains where we are now, how we got here, and shows us a way forward – in how grapes will be grown, made into wine, sold and enjoyed.

One Thousand Vines
isn’t an encyclopedia or atlas but it answers all the important questions about wine and offers the reader keys to understand the links between the bottle and the producers, terroirs and vineyards which give birth to it. With a refreshingly unique approach, star sommelier Pascaline Lepeltier offers those curious about wine not only the answers but also the tools to understand it by oneself.