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- University of California Press 2010; US$ 32.95
As the global wine industry reinvents itself for twenty first?century palates, Washington is poised to become as important and influential as California on the world stage. National and international attention has brought interest in the state?s wines to an all-time high. Yet, in just the past few years, a tidal wave of change has rolled over the state?s... more...
- Octopus 2005; US$ 12.99
California-based wine expert Larry Walker offers indepth reference on the wines of one of the world's most prominent wine-producing regions, the Napa Valley. He explores the history of this region and gives a full description of the grape varieties, viticulture, and winemaking techiques, and recommends vintages to look out for. He also details the... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 39.95
Featuring more than two hundred in-depth winery profiles, this definitive guide is the best single source of information on world-renowned pinot noirs from California and Oregon. Drawing on his encyclopedic knowledge of a grape variety considered by many to produce the ultimate food wine, John Winthrop Haeger offers this expanded, updated companion... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 19.99
In these fascinating interviews, winemakers from the United States and abroad clarify the complex process of converting grapes into wine, with more than forty vintners candidly discussing how a combination of talent, passion, and experience shape the outcome of their individual wines. Each winemaker details their personal approach to the various... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 39.95
Following on the success of her books on Brunello di Montalcino, renowned author and wine critic Kerin O?Keefe takes readers on a historic and in-depth journey to discover Barolo and Barbaresco, two of Italy?s most fascinating and storied wines. In this groundbreaking new book, O?Keefe gives a comprehensive overview of the stunning side-by-side growing... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2014; US$ 30.00
This is the sixth, fully revised and updated edition ofSherry, first published in 1961. It explores the fascinating, turbulent history of the sherry region and details its wine productionfrom the planting of vines in the south of Andalusia and the complex stages of fermentation, ageing, and blending, to the moment it leaves the bottle. Included... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2014; US$ 27.95
Every bartender must know each and every ingredient behind the bar and Spirits Distilled by Mark Ridgwell is a comprehensive guide to all of the major spirits categories. Taking the reader through the principles of distillation to a discussion on how to taste spirits, Ridgwell reveals the history and legends behind vodka, gin, tequila, genever, rum,... more...
- Cider Mill Press 2015; US$ 18.95
There's a world of words to describe wine, but only seven you need to know to understand it. Wine is one of the most written about beverages in our history, with dictionaries dedicated solely to the words and phrases used to describe it in the ever-expanding world of self-professed wine connoisseurs. Now, the "great demystifier of wine? ( Booklist... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2015; US$ 23.99
In this completely updated edition of the original landmark volume, James Halliday situates Australian grape varieties and varietal wines in an international context. Profiling 130 wine grapes, covering classic, second tier and alternative varieties, Varietal Wines provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey of the varieties currently grown... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 60.00
Featuring sixty-seven exceptional color maps as well as eighty-seven vivid images by photographer Hendrik Holler and others, this is the most comprehensive and up-to-date atlas of German wine?a detailed reference to vineyards and appellations. The authors explain the geography of all the German wine-growing regions and provide independent analysis... more...