A Scent of Champagne

8,000 Champagnes Tested and Rated

Foreword by Édouard Cointreau / Translated by Anette Cantagallo
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About The Book

A luxury volume on the world's most elegant beverage--by world renowned champagne expert Richard Juhlin, with an introduction by Édouard Cointreau

In this beautiful and heavily illustrated volume  the world's foremost  champagne expert, Richard Juhlin takes the reader on a journey to the geographical area of Champagne and through the history of the beverage. With rich photography to accompany the text he explains how to arrange tastings, develop one’s sense of smell, and why the setting where you drink champagne is important.  He also includes personal anecdotes about his lifelong journey from teacher to connoisseur as well as  a reference guide describing and ranking an incredible 8,000 champagne houses, types, and vintages. 

Sit back and enjoy Juhlin’s graceful prose with a lovely glass of champagne, the beverage that has come to epitomize luxury and elegance.  This is a must have edition for any serious collector and lover of champagne.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Skyhorse (November 2013)
  • Length: 400 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781626360723
Raves and Reviews

“This book… would slake any Champagne enthusiast’s thirst for knowledge about the world’s most wondrous bubbly.”
—France magazine

“Juhlin is legendary for his Olympian sniffer.”
—Forbes.com,

“Best Cookbooks of 2013”
—Saveur

“For any dedicated drinker of bubbly–or admirers of ambitious undertakings, or just anyone who's a big fan of statistics–this massive book is an indispensable resource.”
—Saveur.com

“Perhaps no one in the world is more knowledgeable on the subject of champagne than Richard Juhlin.”
—DuJour

“an invaluable catalog of champagnes made and tasted.”
—The Daily Meal

“the most illuminating book on Champagne since Tom Stevenson's World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine…an ideal gift.”
—Austin Chronicle

“Juhlin’s best book to date, and one of the finest books on Champagne ever written.”
—WineReviewOnline

“Opulently illustrated and diligently written.”
—Newsday

“This miss–nothing, 400–page volume is the ultimate Champagne reference…The book is a beauty and would be a proud addition to your library or your coffee table. Stunning.”
—My New Orleans

“The Top Lists and Producers Section of Scent are the golden nuggets.”
The World of Fine Wine magazine

“This book… would slake any Champagne enthusiast’s thirst for knowledge about the world’s most wondrous bubbly.”
—France magazine

“Juhlin is legendary for his Olympian sniffer.”
—Forbes.com,

“Best Cookbooks of 2013”
—Saveur

“For any dedicated drinker of bubbly–or admirers of ambitious undertakings, or just anyone who's a big fan of statistics–this massive book is an indispensable resource.”
—Saveur.com

“Perhaps no one in the world is more knowledgeable on the subject of champagne than Richard Juhlin.”
—DuJour

“an invaluable catalog of champagnes made and tasted.”
—The Daily Meal

“the most illuminating book on Champagne since Tom Stevenson's World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine…an ideal gift.”
—Austin Chronicle

“Juhlin’s best book to date, and one of the finest books on Champagne ever written.”
—WineReviewOnline

“Opulently illustrated and diligently written.”
—Newsday

“This miss–nothing, 400–page volume is the ultimate Champagne reference…The book is a beauty and would be a proud addition to your library or your coffee table. Stunning.”
—My New Orleans

“The Top Lists and Producers Section of Scent are the golden nuggets.”
The World of Fine Wine magazine

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