The Oxford Companion to Wine Oxford Companions

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OUP Oxford #ad - Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, the Oxford Companion to Winepresents almost 4, connoisseurs, and tasters in wine through the ages; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, growers, 000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from its origins to the present day.

Published in 1994 to worldwide acclaim, winning every major wine book award including the Glenfiddich and Julia Child/IACP awards, the first edition of Jancis Robinson's seminal volume immediately attained legendary status, as well as writer and woman of the year accolades for its editor on both sides of the Atlantic.

. More than 180 esteemed contributors including 58 new to this edition range frominternationally renowned academics to some of the most famous wine writers and wine specialists in the world. Now exhaustively updated, this fourth edition incorporates the very latest international research to present 300 new entries on topics ranging from additives and wine apps to WSET and Zelen.

The Oxford Companion to Wine Oxford Companions #ad - Over 60 per cent of all entries have been revised; and useful lists and statistics are appended, including a unique list of the world's controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties, as well as vineyard area, wine productionand consumption by country. Illustrated with almost 30 updated maps of every important wine region in the world, cultural, and 16 stunning colour photographs, this Companion is unlike any other wine book, offering an understanding of wine in all of its wider contexts—notably historical, many useful charts and diagrams, and scientific—and serving as a truly companionable point of reference into which any wine-lover can dip and browse.

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The New Wine Rules: A Genuinely Helpful Guide to Everything You Need to Know

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Ten Speed Press #ad - In the new wine rules, beautifully illustrated, acclaimed wine writer Jon Bonné explains everything you need to know in simple, easy-to-digest tidbits. And the news is good! For example: A wine’s price rarely reflects its quality. The first step is to forget all the useless, needlessly complicated stuff the “experts” have been telling you.

Don’t save a great bottle for anything more than a rainy day. There are few greater pleasures in life than enjoying a wonderful glass of wine. You can drink rosé any time of year. So why does finding and choosing one you like seem so stressful? Now, becoming a happier, more confident wine drinker is easy.

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Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide

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Avery #ad - Wine folly: magnum edition includes:  *  more than 100 grapes and wines color-coded by style so you can easily find new wines you'll love;  *  a wine region explorer with detailed maps of the top wine regions, Italy, as well as up-and-coming areas such as Greece and Hungary;  *  wine labeling and classification 101 for wine countries such as France, Spain, Germany, and Austria;  *  an expanded food and wine pairing section;  *  a primer on acidity and tannin--so you can taste wine like a pro;  *  more essential tips to help you cut through the complexity of the wine world and become an expert.

Wine folly: magnum edition is the must-have book for the millions of fans of WineFolly. Com and for any budding oenophile who wants to boost his or her wine knowledge in a practical and fun way. Now in a new, expanded hardcover edition, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect guide for anyone looking to take his or her wine knowledge to the next level.

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The Wine Bible

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Workman Publishing Company #ad - Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of the wine bible, “a guide that has all the answers” Bobby Flay, “Astounding” Thomas Keller, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as “The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject” Danny Meyer, and “A magnificent masterpiece of wine writing” Kevin Zraly.

And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed—and, because of the author’s unique voice, elegant, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin. Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. A great crackling bolt of lightning. ”  . Like a lively course from an expert teacher, photos all new for this edition, tips, maps, labels, definitions, amusing anecdotes, glossaries, The Wine Bible grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, and recommended bottles.

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The 24-Hour Wine Expert

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Abrams Image #ad - In her pithy, wit, how to understand the properties of color and aroma, tackling questions such as how to select the right bottle at retail, and approachability, what wine labels signify, comprehensive guide, Robinson shares her expertise with authority, approachable, and how to match food and wine. Robinson’s proposition is irresistible: In just 24 hours, anyone can become a wine expert.

In her new book, jancis robinson, the leading international authority on wine, grants the wishes of would-be wine experts the world over. With the 24-hour wine expert, anyone can learn all that is really important about wine in a single day. So pour a glass and get reading!Note: the simulated wine stains on the cover of the book are a design element and are intentional.

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Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think and Drink Like the World's Top Wine Professionals

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Ten Speed Press #ad - In secrets of the sommeliers, parr and journalist Jordan Mackay present a fascinating portrait of the world’s top wine professionals and their trade. As wine director for the mina Group, Parr presides over the lists at some of the country’s top restaurants. The authors interviewed the elite of the sommelier community, and entertaining stories are woven throughout, recommendations, and their colleagues’ insights, along with Parr’s own takes on his profession and favorite winemakers and wines.

Along the way, the authors give an immersion course in tasting and serving wine; share strategies for securing hard-to-find bottles at a good price and identifying value sweetspots among the many regions; and teach readers how to make inspired food pairings. Winner - 2011 james beard Cookbook Award - Beverage Category.

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The Sommelier's Atlas of Taste: A Field Guide to the Great Wines of Europe

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Ten Speed Press #ad - This will be the go-to guide for aspiring sommeliers, wine aficionados who want to improve their blind tasting skills, and amateur enthusiasts looking for a straightforward and visceral way to understand and describe wine. In this seminal addition to the wine canon, noted experts Rajat Parr and Jordan Mackay share everything they've learned in their decades of tasting wine.

. But there are no books that describe the intricacies of the way wines from various subregions, soils, and appellations should taste. Paying attention to styles, but in the modern way--appellation by appellation, winemakers, this book explains how to understand the wines of the world not in the classical way, soils, soil by soil, and the most cutting-edge of trends, technique by technique--making it an essential reference and instant classic.

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There are books that describe the geography of wine regions. The result is the most in-depth study of the world's greatest wine regions ever published. And there are books that describe the way basic wines and grapes should taste.

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Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours

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Ecco #ad - This is a book for wine students, wine experts, and wine lovers everywhere. Vouillamoz's unique level of scholarship, Wine Grapes offers essential and original information in greater depth and breadth than has ever been available before. An indispensable book for every wine lover, from some of the world's leading wine experts.

Where do wine grapes come from and how are grape varieties related to one another? What is the historical background of each one? Where are they grown? What sort of wines do they make?Using cutting-edge DNA analysis and detailing almost 1, as well as myriad correct and incorrect synonyms, 400 distinct grape varieties, this book examines grapes and wine as never before.

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Presented in a stunning design with eight-page gatefolds that reveal the family trees, and a rich variety of full-color illustrations from Viala and Vermorel's century-old classic ampelography, the text will deepen readers' understanding of grapes and wine with every page. Combining jancis robinson's worldview and nose for good writing and good wines with Julia Harding's research, expertise, and attention to detail plus Dr.

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Champagne: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region

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Net, comes this groundbreaking guide to the modern wines of Champagne--a region that in recent years has undergone one of the most dramatic transformations in the wine-growing world. This luxurious box set includes a pullout tray with a complete set of seven vintage vineyard maps by Louis Larmat, a rare and indispensable resource that beautifully documents the region’s terroirs.

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Understanding Wine Technology, 3rd Edition

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Board and Bench Publishing #ad - Any student who has ever logged credits in a viticulture and enology class knows David Bird's book: it is the most widely assigned wine science primer in the English-speaking world. This completely revised and updated edition to Bird's classic textbook deciphers all the new scientific advances from the last several years, and conveys them in his typically clear and plainspoken style that renders even the densest subject matter freshman friendly.

. The new material includes an expanded section on the production of red, rose, flash detente, white, and whole bunch and whole berry fermentation; an expanded chapter on wine faults, sweet, sparkling, maceration, and fortified wines; information on histamine, including Brettanomyces; a new section on HACCP analysis as applied to a winery; and much more.

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Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: Revised, Updated & Expanded Edition

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Sterling Epicure #ad - From the renowned reds of bordeaux and california to the trail-blazing whites of Washington State and New Zealand, lush photographs, best value bottles for each country, hundreds of labels to help you find the right wines, a wealth of infographics, this essential volume features maps of each region, and guided tastings.

This revised and expanded edition features new classes on South America, and New Zealand, Australia, Prosecco and emerging wine regions, sparkling wine, and fortified wine as well as information on cutting-edge trends rosé, including Sicily and China. Kevin zraly, america’s ultimate wine educator, demystifies every aspect of choosing, tasting, and enjoying wine.

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The windows on the world complete Wine Course gives you all the tools you need to discover and enjoy the best wines for you.

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