American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States by Jancis Robinson and Linda Murphy. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2013.
The United States is the fourth largest producer of wine in the world but consumes more wine than any other nation. This is the first comprehensive guide to AVAs, wines, vintners, and winemakers in all 50 States. Jancis was the first British writer to take a serious interest in American Wines and is internationally known for her research on grape varietals. Wine writer Linda Murphy is based in California and has won two James Beard awards for her writing.