This book is a wine atlas, reference work, and guide to all of the winegrowing regions in the entire world. Readers are introduced to the topics of the history of wine, wine production, wine cellars, and the enjoyment of wine. From the yearly cycle of the vines to modern cellar techniques, the experience begins with the creation of the wine. The ...
This book is a wine atlas, reference work, and guide to all of the winegrowing regions in the entire world. Readers are introduced to the topics of the history of wine, wine production, wine cellars, and the enjoyment of wine. From the yearly cycle of the vines to modern cellar techniques, the experience begins with the creation of the wine. The reader is then invited on a journey through all the wine growing countries and regions of the world, with expert authors introducing each area, including lesser-known wine producers Canada, Japan, and China. 150 highly detailed maps that provide specific information about the regions accompany the descriptions. Naturally, Wine is also a reliable guide to buying wines. It includes numerous producer tips that convey sophisticated, highly useful recommendations. Newcomers to the passion of wine, in particular, will find it an invaluable aid to deciphering the enormous worldwide wine offerings.
Acceptable. 9781885217721 A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover or binding but integrity is still intact. There might be writing in the margins, possibly underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Publishers Weekly, 2001-11-05 The wines of South Africa, Italy, Germany, China and dozens of other countries and regions are explored in Andre Domine's gorgeous, gargantuan Wine. Incorporating a dizzying amount of information from a diagram of the olfactory mucosa to an exploration of proper vineyard soils, a discussion of the "Hades" method of wine maturation and recommendations about which white to have with oysters this tome is sure to please oenophiles and novices alike. And with more than 1,500 color illustrations detailed maps, vivid photographs of vineyards and snow-capped Alps by Armin Faber and Thomas Pothmann the book is as attractive as it is informative. (Nov.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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