Nedbank American Express South African Wine Buyer's Guide. 1991. VG SC Signed ..

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Nedbank American Express South African Wine Buyer's Guide ISBN: 0869784617 Author: Hughes, Dave Publisher: Struik Timmins Release Date: 1991 Seller Category: FOOD & WINE Qty Available: 1 Condition: Collectible: Very Good Sku: 01848 Notes: Very Good 8vo 7 1/2" x 3 3/4" slate gray glossy pictorial softcover featuring a photograph of the wine maker, taster, and judge, Dave Hughes, green, white, and black lettering to front panel and spine, black lettering to back panel, minor sunning to spine, slight crease to front panel, slight bumping to front bottom edge near tail, very minimal wear to tips, pen annotation on page 5 reading: "Le Motte-Cabernet, Shiraz Clos Cabreirt," otherwise unmarked, tightly bound, and clean. Signature and inscription on first-page reading: "Barbara, Welcome to the Cape. Cheers Dave 18. 3. 91." [3] 240 pp., table showing the structure of the South African winelands through Regions, Districts, and Wards on page 12, table showing the range of quality of vintages wines in the Cape generally, Preface, an Introduction on how to use the book, Wine Assessments of Red Wines, White Wines, Blanc de Noir, Nouveau Wines, Perle Wines, Sparkling Wines, and Fortified Wines, STOP PRESS section with the latest releases and Index. From back panel: "Dave Hughes is respected throughout the world of wine and, as a wine taster and judge of great repute, his expertise is much sought after. His published works have won critical acclaim and in this revised edition of a book that has become a standard reference work, he assesses almost 4,000 different South African wines and vintages...There is little doubt that this handy-sized yet comprehensive reference book will be used constantly by all who enjoy buying, keeping and drinking South African wines."