The Oxford Companion To Wine

Author: Julia Harding
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198705387
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Published in 1994 to worldwide acclaim, the first edition of Jancis Robinson's seminal volume immediately attained legendary status, winning every major wine book award including the Glenfiddich and Julia Child/IACP awards, as well as writer and woman of the year accolades for its editor on both sides of the Atlantic. Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, The Oxford Companion to Wine presents almost 4,000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine through the ages; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day. The 187 esteemed contributors (including over 50 new to this edition) range from internationally 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 over 350 new entries on topics ranging from additives and wine apps to WSET and Zelen. 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 production and consumption by country. Illustrated with almost 30 updated maps of every important wine region in the world, many useful charts and diagrams, 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, cultural, and scientific--and serving as a truly companionable point of reference into which any wine-lover can dip and browse. New to this editionComprehensively revised and updated throughout Over 350 brand-new entries Significant new updates on hundreds of topics such as China, screwcaps, and the origins of viniculture Impressive global coverage of wine regions, including new entries on Alaska, Lesotho, Norway, and Tahiti Includes brand-new colour photographs and black and white line drawings Maps of wine regions have been updated

Wine

Author: Maynard Andrew Amerine
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520032026
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The first edition of this book was the winner of the Wine and Food Society Andr� Simon Prize for the best contribution, in English, to the literature of gastronomy, in 1965. For this revised edition the authors have included up-to-date statistical information and new material on grape growing and wine making techniques, reflecting the ever increasing importance of wine in American life.

The Science Of Wine

Author: Jamie Goode
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520248007
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"The Science of Wine does an outstanding job of integrating 'hard' science about wine with the emotional aspects that make wine appealing."--Patrick J. Mahaney, former senior Vice President for wine quality at Robert Mondavi Winery "Jamie Goode is a rarity in the wine world: a trained scientist who can explain complicated subjects without dumbing them down or coming over like a pointy head. It also helps that he's a terrific writer with a real passion for his subject."--Tim Atkin MW, The Observer

Wine

Author: Stefan K. Estreicher
Editor: Algora Publishing
ISBN: 0875864775
Size: 11,90 MB
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The story of wine is the story of religion, medicine, science, war, discovery and dream. This compact, engaging, easy-to-read and well-illustrated text covers the essential historical background and the key developments in the history of wine through the ages, with lists of top vintages.

Wine Grape Varieties In California

Author: Larry J. Bettiga
Editor: UCANR Publications
ISBN: 9781879906631
Size: 11,67 MB
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Inside you'll find information on ripening periods for 53 varieties grown in California, ripening dates of varieties by period and growing district, detailed illustrations of grapevine structure, a glossary, and a bibliography. The star of the show is the discussion of the 36 major wine grape varieties grown in the state, covering synonyms, source, physical characteristics such as clusters, berries, and leaves, harvest periods and methods, and winery use. Each variety is highlighted by close-up photography of its clusters, leaves, and leaf shoots - 107 lush color photos in all.

Wine And The Vine

Author: Tim Unwin
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134761929
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Very few books have products as diverse as those of the grape vine: even fewer have products with such a cultural significance. Wine and the Vine provides an introduction to the historical geography of viticulture and the wine trade from prehistory to the present. It considers wine as both a unique expression of the interaction of people in a particular environment, rich in symbol and meaning, and a commercial product of great economic importance to particular regions.

Wine Brands

Author: E. Resnick
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 0230583733
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This practical new book is written by a leading wine industry expert, in an easy and accessible style. Illustrated with many case studies from around the world, this book describes how marketers and academics can respond to new challenges in the wine trade and is an invaluable guide to anyone working in, or interested in, this industry.

Wine Microbiology

Author: Kenneth C. Fugelsang
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 038733341X
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Winemaking from the vineyard to shipment of the bottled product is a series of challenges for winemaking staff. The introductory narrative of this book is designed to be an overview, from the wine microbiologist’s point of view, of those critical junctures in the process (CCPs) that are of concern in wine quality as well as intervention/control programs to address them. The second edition of Wine Microbiology builds upon the foundation of its highly successful predecessor with emphasis on modern molecular methods. It has been revised and updated with recent data and conclusions in all chapters.

The American Wine Society Manual

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Parker S Wine Buyer S Guide 7th Edition

Author: Robert M. Parker
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439139970
Size: 11,87 MB
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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 by providing you with sufficient insider's information to permit the wisest possible choice when you make a wine-buying decision." Understanding that buyers on every level appreciate a good deal, Parker separates overvalued bottles from undervalued, with wine prices instantly shifting according to his evaluations. Indifferent to the wine's pedigree, Parker's eminent 100-point rating system allows for independent, consumer-oriented, inside information. The latest edition of Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide includes expanded information on Spain, Portugal, Germany, Australia, Argentina, and Chile, as well as new sections on Israel and Central Europe. As in his previous editions, Parker provides the reassurance of a simple number rating, predictions for future buying potential, and practical overviews of regions and grapes. Altogether, an indispensable resource from the man the Los Angeles Times calls "the most powerful critic of any kind."