Author(s): Tyson Stelzer
A fully updated edition ofThe Champagne Guide by the winner of the 2015 International Wine & Spirit Competition 'Communicator of the Year Award' Tyson Stelzer.The Champagne Guide 2018-2019 contains fully independent assessments, with profiles and ratings, of over 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-color bottle images.
The 2018-2019 edition also features fully updated information on the distinction between houses and producers and how to avoid corked, stale and lightstruck champagnes. The Champagne Hall of Honor ranks the best producers in Champagne this year, the best champagnes of the year in different price ranges, and the best blanc de blancs, rosé and low-dosage champages. This internationally acclaimed volume tells you everything you need to know about champagne, and all for less than the price of a standard bottle!
Tyson Stelzer is the author and publisher of thirteen wine books. He writes for Wine Spectator, Decanter, Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine, WBM and Selector. He pens a wine page every month for Style Magazine, is a benchmark wine reviewer for WINE100 and is the wine writer for Barossa Living. 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 is also a contributor to the Halliday Wine Companion, reviewing the Australian sparkling wines. As an international speaker, Tyson has presented at wine conferences in the United Kingdom, Japan, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. He is a regular judge at wine shows in Australia, and has won many wine-writing awards.