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French Wine

Bill Shepard

Bill Shepard served as American Consul General in Bordeaux. A fluent French speaker, he covered the entire French southwest, 20 départements in all, from the Pyrenees to Limoges, and from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. He has visited over 60 of the finest wine châteaux, including every great first growth in the Bordeaux region, and many in Alsace, Burgundy, Champagne, the Rhône, and Châteauneuf du Pape. This book, available at, is your guide to the finest French wine regions and estates - it gives you the information you need to cultivate your taste in fine wines, and yes, become a wine authority.

"Shepard's Guide to Mastering French Wines" is now an E-Book, ranked as the #1 bestselling Kindle E-Book on French wines! It's a bargain at $5.95, available at

"If I am ever lucky enough to travel to the French wine country, I think it would make a great travel companion! 5 Stars" W. Cummins,