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The World Encyclopedia of Wine

The World Encyclopedia of Wine

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Published by Anness Publishing, Ltd .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8928636M
ISBN 101843090880
ISBN 109781843090885
OCLC/WorldCa276997158

Mechanized innovations in the 20th century have mainly contributed to quality control. In the midth century the French chemist Louis Pasteur and others explained the nature of fermentation and identified the yeasts responsible for it. Read the review 'An essential piece for a wine lover's shelves. Description: Great condition for a used book! Extensive coverage -- from re-emerging Eastern European regions to the newest additions in the United States -- will introduce even the experienced oenophile to little-known finds, while detailed entries clarify information for the novice. Read the review 'Long considered the standard text of wine scholarship, I feel comfortable as an admirer of both wine writing and Oxford companions in observing that it also sets a standard for the Oxford series.

Add to basket Add to wishlist Description This title takes us on a definitive tour through the world of wine, with over photographs, maps and wine labels. Read the review 'As well as a huge weight of information, this wonderful book also manages to entertain and delight. Read the review 'Any wine lover would surely love to receive this book as a gift - even if they have one of the previous editions. Even wine writers refer, and defer, to it. July Learn how and when to remove this template message The book opens with "A Little History", accounting numerous occurrences throughout time of accidental sparkling wine, and the first documented evidence of a deliberately produced sparkling wine, as recorded by Christopher Merret. Publisher: Atria Books June 15, Length: pages.

Does it matter to many wine drinkers that there areacres of Grenache in the world? These Easter eggs elevate Oxford from becoming an encyclopedic brain dump. Kevin Zraly, who started at Windows on the World in as wine director, is a world-class teacher who has mentored some of the best wine educators in the business. Sullivan's A Companion to California Wine admirably fills that gap—here is the reference work for consumers, wine writers, producers, and scholars. Read the review 'As well as a huge weight of information, this wonderful book also manages to entertain and delight.


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The World Encyclopedia of Wine Download PDF Ebook

The Greeks carried on an active wine trade and planted grapes in their colonies from the Black Sea to Spain. The main section of this book consists of a country-by-country, region-by-region assessment of sparkling wines, with every producer rated on a point scale, and all their wines given a star wine rating three star maximum.

He explains the paradox of "sparkling champaign", which is mentioned by George Etheredge in The Man of Mode inyet did not exist in France until the late s. Johnson names the top-valued wines from every country and highlights those to drink inwith predictions for wines to watch for in the future.

The foreword is written by Michael Broadbent. Automated, enclosed racking and filtration systems reduce contact with bacteria in the air.

I know that this comprehensive and remarkable volume has been a labor of love.

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Mel Priestley, Vue Weekly, 4 February These pages contain a tremendous amount of information and history, and the tone is matter-of-fact.

It immediately becomes The World Encyclopedia of Wine book first reference to reach for in my library. Read the review 'If you find yourself embroiled in dinner-table debates about wine, the Oxford Companion is your final arbiter.

Mechanized innovations in the 20th century have mainly contributed to quality control. Publisher: Atria Books June 15, Length: pages. This is a globetrotting journey through the world's wine regions, from Bordeaux to Rioja, from the Lebanon to California, and from South Africa's Cape to Australia's Barossa Valley, including notes on the top vintages to look for.

Read the review 'A handy barometer on how the wine world is doing. More than 1, producers from around the world are rated on a point global scale with an in-depth analysis of their history, method of production and style of wine.

See all videos for this article Vitis vinifera was being cultivated in the Middle East by bce and probably earlier. Email Lettie at wine wsj. Reviews "Charles Sullivan is enormously knowledgeable about California wine history.

It explores the principles of tasting wine - identifying dryness, sweetness, acidity, tannin, oak and fruit - plus how to create your own collection in a cellar, a guide to corkscrews and glasses, how to let wine breathe, and which foods go best with which wines.The first in-depth guide to sparkling wines of the world from champagne to California, Italy to Australia and beyond.

A facinating first section describes the history of sparkling wine and proves beyond any doubt that it was the English rather then the French who first produced a fizzy wine.

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