The Wine Bible 3rd Edition

PRE-ORDER your copy of the new 3rd Edition of The Wine Bible and have it signed and personalized by Karen MacNeil. Your order will be mailed on or after October 15.

“A masterpiece of wine writing. This is the best edition ever! No one writes about wine like Karen MacNeil.” — Kevin Zraly

“America’s most famous book on wine.”—Napa Sonoma magazine

“Open it, and start in on a random page. There will be something worth savoring”—Travel + Leisure

One of the best-selling wine books of all time, THE WINE BIBLE has sold more than 800,000 copies.

Comprehensive, authoritative entertaining, and endlessly fascinating THE WINE BIBLE is a lively tour from an expert teacher, grounding you deeply in all the fundamentals—vineyards and grapes, climate and soil—while layering on passionate asides, tips, anecdotes, definitions, illustrations, maps, labels, and more than 400 full-color photographs. This completely updated third edition offers whole new chapters on Great Britain, Croatia, and Israel. Plus: a new history called “In the Beginning…Wine in the Ancient World.” There are fully revised Great Wines recommendations for each country and region. The chapters on France, Italy, Australia, South America, and the United States are greatly expanded. An extensive grape glossary including 400-plus varieties, and a vast and engaging “Mastering Wine” section incorporating the latest science on taste and smell.

Nothing enhances the experience of wine like knowledge. And THE WINE BIBLE, which has inspired a generation of sommeliers and enthusiasts alike, is more than  just a guide. It’s everything you need to know to buy and enjoy the world’s most captivating beverage.


If you would like a copy of the current 2nd edition of The Wine Bible, it is still available. Please email us at [email protected] to inquire.