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- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95
The story of wine, one of the foundations of Western civilization, is the story of religion, medicine, science, war, discovery and dream. The essential historical background and the key developments in the history of wine through the ages are outlined in this compact, engaging, easy-to-read and well-illustrated text, with lists of top vintages. For... more...
- A&C Black 2004; US$ 12.99
A comprehensive guide to the specialist terms used in growing, producing and tasting wine. It covers basic concepts, from the different types of grape, regions and methods of growing vines, right through to the finished product. Ideal for the enthusiast or student of wine or wine-making. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00
Wine is more than taste, smell, and appearance?it is a reflection of a place and its people. Why is Bordeaux a great place for red wines? Why do some places produce Rieslings and others produce Chardonnay? A fun and fascinating examination of terroir (the French word for the geography of a vineyard) this book takes connoisseurs?and potential connoisseurs?on... more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2006; US$ 20.00
An illustrated guide to exploring wines, having a fresh and personal approach packed with opinions and anecdotes that bring wine alive. A no-nonsense, unsnobbish approach to the simple enjoyment of wine. Includes an introduction to wine styles and wine ma more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.95
A nicely structured, lightly acidic addition to the handy Snob?s Dictionary series, decoding the baffling world of winespeak from A to Z. Wine Snob. The very phrase seems redundant, doesn't it? When faced with this snobbiest of snobberies, the civilian wine enthusiast needs the help of savvy translators like David Kamp and David Lynch. Their Wine... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99
Can't tell a Gin Fizz from a Gimlet? Think a Sidecar is something you'd see at the racetrack? If your idea of a wild night is a few Lemondrop shots washed back with a Cosmo, you're in need of some cocktail therapy! And there's no one better to tell you everything you need to know about a Brandy Crusta, a French 75, a Cachaça Swing, and much, much... more...
- Alpha Books 2003; US$ 19.95
There's a lot more to wine and food pairing than memorizing a few simple rules. The true connoisseur knows the subtleties...and in this book, a wine expert shares his secrets. ? What wines accompany which foods-and how to choose ? Essays, advice, and comments from award-winning chefs ? Covers each course-from entree to dessert, from simple meals... more...
- Penguin Group US 1999; US$ 18.00
Even the French admit that Jancis Robinson is the "undisputed mistress of the kingdom of wine" ( Le Figaro ). Internationally renowned for her work in both television and print, she is the editor of the bestselling Oxford Companion to Wine and has won more than two dozen major awards around the world. Tasting Pleasure is her compelling account... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 35.00
Featuring a fresh layout, revised maps, and more detail than ever before, the eagerly anticipated seventh edition of Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide offers collectors and amateurs alike the ultimate resource to the world's best wines. In every way, this edition bears out Parker's stated goal: "To make you a more formidable, more confident wine buyer... more...