Liz Palmer’s The Ultimate Guide To Champagne has garnered praise from numerous influential wine journalists, and other industry peers: “Liz, What a beautiful book!” Frédéric Mairesse — Managing Director, Champagne Barons de Rothschild “Liz, What a huge and perfect achievement. Very complete, beautifully designed, clear and well written. It will be a “must have” for wine lovers. Sure it will have the biggest success. My warmest congratulations for this remarkable contribution to Champagne prestige.” Representative of Comité Champagne “Amongst well-known champagne authors like Michael Edwards and Tom Stevenson we can now add Liz Palmer from Canada. The ‘Ultimate Guide to Champagne’ is so comprehensive that Liz must has lived and worked like a monk the past years when she wrote it. Whatever you are looking for, you will find it here! It is well-written and is perfect for your nightstand! If it’s not on your nightstand, put it somewhere so you have easy access! I really loved it!” Dr. Charlotte van Zummeren WA “You can judge this book by its cover. The title might be considered a hostage to fortune but it is not an idle boast, this really is a thorough and complete guide to Champagne the region and champagne the wine. You can ‘cover-judge’ it further by the simple, stylish design, which heralds similar style in the layout and presentation of every page that follows. It’s classy and elegant, easy on the eye and easy to navigate too. Liz’s enthusiasm has served her well, for the task of researching and collating such a massive compendium of facts and figures, tales and anecdotes must have been daunting. To then present it in such a user-friendly fashion is another achievement. The Ultimate Guide is never weighty or intimidating, you can open it at any page, dip in for five minutes – which will turn into an hour – and each time you will come up with another nugget: a fun fact, a historical anecdote, the name of a favoured restaurant, a good place to stay a few nights. This is not an in-depth treatise weighed down with tinder dry statistics and the like, but rather an impressive assemblage of information and detail that is particularly suited to anybody planning to visit the region. It is commendably thorough and in time it will surely find a place on the bookshelves of all champagne enthusiasts. Liz Palmer’s Ultimate Guide to Champagne does exactly what it says on the tin. And then some.” Raymond Blake — Wine Editor, Food & Wine Magazine, Ireland & Author, Breakfast in Burgundy. =========================== There is much more to champagne than the drink – Champagne is named after the region where it is grown, fermented and bottled. This essential guide takes you to this region, explores its culture and honours its history. Unlike any other book about Champagne, The Ultimate Guide To Champagne is the most comprehensive and visually stunning guide you’ll ever come across – in these pages you’ll discover: Over 220 Engaging Photos, Maps, Detailed Charts, and Historical Anecdotes How to Explore the Region Grape Varieties and Styles Grand Marques / Growers and Cooperatives The Annual Viticulture Cycle, Harvest and Production Champagne and Food Pairing Guides How to Cook with Champagne Recipes from Champagne Families How to Taste and Identify Flavors How to describe and Rate Champagne How to Shop, Store and Serve Champagne Etiquette & Style Tips for Weddings International Champagne Bars The Economics of Champagne Health Benefits Science Facts Extensive Glossaries and much more… The Ultimate Guide To Champagne is highly recommended for everyone, from beginners to experts. It’s a remarkable point of reference into which any wine lover or professional can dip in and browse. The Champagne Bible for ALL wine lovers. So pop open your favorite Champagne, pour yourself a glass, and start reading The Ultimate Guide To Champagne!