Stephen Brook is a leading writer on wine and gastronomy. His previous books include Sauternes, The Wines of Germany, and The Wines of California, which won the Prix Lanson, Glenfiddich and Veuve Clicquot awards. He is also the author of Pauillac and Bordeaux: People, Power and Politics, which won the Veuve Clicquot and ICP awards. He revised the lastest edition of Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion.
A fresh and authorative addition to the Bordeaux library. Brook is a wine writer whose restraint does not undermine his authority... He probes deeply and offers a clear-eyed look at 21st-century Bordeaux. - The New York Times