'Scholarly' beer tome wins André Simon | Autour du vin | Scoop.it
The Oxford Companion to Beer has won the prestigious André Simon Memorial Award Drinks Book category.The Companion to Beer follows in the OUP tradition – Jancis Robinson’s Oxford Companion to Winewon the 1994 André Simon Award.The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain by Jesús Barquín, Luis Gutieérez and Víctor de la Serna with photos from Jon Wyand won a special award for presentation.

de la Serna - a Decanter World Wine Awards judge - tweeted, 'Getting a commendation for a book we wrote in English is particularly awe-inspiring for us!’

The other two shortlisted books were Authentic Wine by Jamie Goode and Sam Harrop MW (University of California Press) and In Search Of Pinot Noir by Benjamin Lewin MW (Vendange Press)