The World Encyclopedia of Wine
  • The World Encyclopedia of Wine
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The World Encyclopedia of Wine

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by Stuart Walton
     
 

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A comprehensive & authoritative guide that will provide readers with the confidence to explore wine in depth for themselves. Country by country, & region by region, this encyclopedia journeys around the world to drop in on familiar & lesser known producers. It studies the worlds 12 major grape varieties, describing their aromas & flavors, & explaining why & how their… See more details below

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A comprehensive & authoritative guide that will provide readers with the confidence to explore wine in depth for themselves. Country by country, & region by region, this encyclopedia journeys around the world to drop in on familiar & lesser known producers. It studies the worlds 12 major grape varieties, describing their aromas & flavors, & explaining why & how their character varies in different soils, in different climates &, not least, in different winemaking methods. Wines are placed in their historical context & the processes of making wine are clearly explained. Also, vintage & producer recommendations, vivid color photos & carefully illustrated maps.

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ISBN-13:
9780760792018
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
03/24/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
12.00(w) x 9.38(h) x 1.13(d)

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