Francois Morel is one of France's most highly respected wine writers and is best-known for his work in the Larousse dictionaries. He was the owner of a celebrated Parisien wine bistro and is a member of several wine tasting committees. He devotes himself today entirely to his passion for wine, his travels and wine writing. He contributes regularly to Le Point, and is director of Le Rouge and Le Blanc. He is also the author of the Livre des Vins Insolites, which won the Le Prix Grand Cru de Saumur, and Chablis and Sancerre which appear in the Autour d'un Vin series. He lives in France.