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- University of Nebraska Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Inspired by a deep passion for wine, an Italian heritage, and a desire for a land somewhat wilder than his home in southern France, Robert V. Camuto set out to explore Sicilys emerging wine scene. What he discovered during more than a year of traveling the region, however, was far more than a fascinating wine frontier. more...
- Book Enclave 2008; US$ 45.00
Attractively produced and beautifully illustrated, this handy-sized guide is a useful introduction to the varied wines. Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermentation of grape juice. The natural chemical balance of grapes is such that they can ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes or other nutrients. In essence, this book... more...
- DK Publishing 2010; US$ 16.95
Mix, make, shake, and stir like a pro! Whether tending bar or entertaining at home, experienced bartenders or novices will find The Complete Idiot's GuideŽ to Bartending, Second Edition , serves up everything drink makers need to know to create great tasting beverages and cocktails. This updated edition includes: ?One hundred brand-new recipes... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 82.00
Discussing the worldwide traditions and innovations associated with the production of distilled spirits, this comprehensive reference emphasizes the importance of continuing to have a supply of high-quality raw materials as modern agricultural practices change. The source material for this study originated in the 2008 Worldwide Distilled Spirits... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 15.99
Jonathan Nossiter, acclaimed filmmaker and former sommelier, had his first taste of wine at the age of three in Paris, from his father?s fingertip. For him, wine is ?memory in its most liquid and dynamic form,? as essential an expression of culture as cinema, books, baseball, painting, even sex. With great wit and passion, he celebrates wine and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99
Celebrated journalist R. W. (?Johnny?) Apple was a veteran political reporter, a New York Times bureau chief and an incisive and prolific writer. But the role he was most passionate about was food anthropologist. Known both for his restless wideopen mind and an appetite to match, Apple was also a culinary scholar: witty, wide-ranging and intensely... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95
As the first to write a basic book in English on winemaking from the winemaker?s point of view, Philip Wagner has long been considered an authority on the subject, and his book American Wines and Wine-Making has become a bible for small producers and home winemakers in this country. Now, in this completely new version of that classic, Mr. Wagner... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2005; US$ 9.95
From making the agonising selection in the supermarket and putting your palate through its paces, to the reality of fine wine and the effects of ageing, we explore the secrets of wine in a punchy and accessible way... incidentally also encouraging active participation throughout the learning process! Regardless of your level of wine knowledge, Secrets... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 19.99
An informative, fun guide to making your own wine It's estimated that one million North Americans make their own wine. Relatively inexpensive to make (a homemade bottle costs from $2 to $4), a bottle with your own label (and grapes) is a fantasy even someone with modest aspirations can fulfill. Author Tim Patterson, an award-winning home winemaker,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004; US$ 15.99
What is taste? Is it individual or imposed on us from the outside? Why are so many of us so intimidated when presented with the wine list at a restaurant? In The Accidental Connoisseur , journalist Lawrence Osborne takes off on a personal voyage through a little-known world in pursuit of some answers. Weaving together a fantastic cast of eccentrics... more...