Larousse Wine: The Definitive Reference for Wine Lovers. Whether a novice or a seasoned wine enthusiast, this book contains fascinating and informative coverage of the wine-producing regions of the world. Each section begins with it a beautiful colour illustration of the area, with the major districts, rivers, and cities highlighted. A short history and analysis of each region follows, with a discussion of the types of wines produced in each district, the specific oenological properties that make the region unique, and the appellations of the area. Boxes and features throughout also cover a vast range of subjects such as how to read a wine label, whether to decant wine, and even the great wine waiters of the world.