About Wine / Edition 1

About Wine / Edition 1

by J. Patrick Henderson, John Alexopoulos
     
 

About Wine distinguishes itself as a highly visual, accessible, and motivating resource. About Wine is essential to anyone responsible for managing wine within the hospitality industry. Key topics include selling and serving wine, developing and managing a wine list, and purchasing and cellaring wine. In addition, practical information on the fundamentals of wine, the… See more details below

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About Wine distinguishes itself as a highly visual, accessible, and motivating resource. About Wine is essential to anyone responsible for managing wine within the hospitality industry. Key topics include selling and serving wine, developing and managing a wine list, and purchasing and cellaring wine. In addition, practical information on the fundamentals of wine, the different grape varietals, winemaking, and tasting and evaluating wine provide the reader with a guide to the world of wine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401837112
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/23/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1What is wine?2
Ch. 2The vineyard - from soil to harvest16
Ch. 3The winery - from grapes to bottle44
Ch. 4Tasting wines74
Ch. 5France101
Ch. 6Italy178
Ch. 7Spain and Portugal218
Ch. 8Germany248
Ch. 9Other European regions and the Mediterranean278
Ch. 10California293
Ch. 11Washington and Oregon332
Ch. 12New York, Canada, and other North American regions352
Ch. 13Australia and New Zealand369
Ch. 14Chile and Argentina396
Ch. 15South Africa416
Ch. 16Selling and Serving wines441
Ch. 17Developing and managing a wine list476
Ch. 18Buying and cellaring wines498
App. AWine law in the United States513
App. BAmerican viticultural areas518
App. CThe 1855 official classification of the Medoc523
App. DThe 1855 official classification of Sauternes and Barsac525
App. EThe 1959 official classification of Graves526
App. FThe revised official classification of Saint-Emilion, 1996527
App. GPomerol (not classified)529
App. HGermany communes530
App. IWine organizations and publications531
App. JWine tasting sheet532

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