About the Author
Benjamin Lewin MW brings a unique combination of qualifications in wine and science to bear on the world of wine. He is a Master of Wine, and was founding Editor of the leading scientific journal, Cell. His previous books, What Price Bordeaux? Wine Myths and Reality, and In Search of Pinot Noir, received worldwide critical acclaim for their innovative approach, and were short listed for the prestigious André Simon and Roederer wine book awards. Lewin also writes the myths and realities column in the World of Fine Wine, and contributes to Decanter magazine, Wine & Spirits, and TONG. His blog on wine is at lewinonwine.com. He divides his time between the eastern United States and the wine-growing regions of Europe, and is presently working on his next book.