Pros: Tasty wines and good coverage of even obscure regions.
Cons: Unbalanced representation of different varietals.
Reviewed by: Ruben Urias The book, 500 Red Wines, is a helpful guide to reasonably priced wines from around the world. Selected by author Christine Austin, her recommendations include detailed notes allowing you to find wines that fit your lifestyle. Wines are selected from both established and emerging regions, and include a broad assortment of varietals. Recommendations of your preferred varietal or price range may be limited at times, but that should not prevent you from finding suitable wines to enjoy. The book is small, but attractive, with plenty of color photos to make browsing fun. If used properly, this book will guide...(read more)