Wines of California

Wines of California

by S. Brook

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781840008067
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Pages: 685
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Mapsvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
1From the Beginning1
2Acres and Appellations: The Rules of the Game32
The Wine Regions
3Napa41
4Sonoma62
5Carneros82
6Mendocino and Lake Counties90
7Around the Bay104
8Monterey117
9San Luis Obispo County130
10Santa Barbara and the South Coast140
11The Sierra Foothills and the Central Valley151
Grapes and Wines
12Growing the Grapes171
13Making the Wine206
14The Bordeaux Red Varieties225
15Zinfandel240
16Pinot Noir254
17Other Red Varieties266
18Chardonnay288
19Sauvignon Blanc299
20Other White Varieties308
21Wine Styles: Rose, Meritage, Sparkling, Sweet and Fortified Wines, Kosher Wines326
Gazetteer
22Napa Valley345
23Napa Valley II377
24Sonoma443
25Sonoma II464
26Carneros503
27Mendocino and Lake Counties512
28Around the Bay528
29Monterey549
30San Luis Obispo County564
31Santa Barbara and the South Coast580
32The Sierra Foothills and Central Valley600
33Negociant Wineries618
34The Century to Come636
Appendixes
1Vintages645
2Brix, Baume and Alcohol661
Bibliography662
Index664

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