Encyclopedia Of Wine

Encyclopedia Of Wine

$7.00 USD

Author :Oz Clarke

Condition : Used-Very Good

Binding : Hard-Back

Pages : 400

Publisher : Little Brown

Language : English

Publication Year : 1999

Oz Clarke, the world's most entertaining wine writer, once again takes the reader on an exhilarating tour through the world of wine. His new book condenses a vast amount of wine information into an easily accessible A-Z format with concise and vivid descriptions of the world's leading wines, wine regions, producers and grape varieties. The book begins with an introduction to the major wine countries of the world, local grape varieties and wine-making practices, as well as the various classification systems used throughout the world. The practical section then teaches the reader how to identify different wines through bottles, labels and corks and how best to store and serve them. The gazetteer forms the core of the book and provides an up-to-date and comprehensive listing of the world's best known wines, wine regions and producers. Finally, 40 special features on the world's leading wine-producing regions are included and cover the very latest developments in the world of wine today. Over 500 colour photographs, maps, labels and artworks supplement the text and make this an essential volume for any wine enthusiast.

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Author :Oz Clarke

Condition : Used-Very Good

Binding : Hard-Back

Pages : 400

Publisher : Little Brown

Language : English

Publication Year : 1999

Oz Clarke, the world's most entertaining wine writer, once again takes the reader on an exhilarating tour through the world of wine. His new book condenses a vast amount of wine information into an easily accessible A-Z format with concise and vivid descriptions of the world's leading wines, wine regions, producers and grape varieties. The book begins with an introduction to the major wine countries of the world, local grape varieties and wine-making practices, as well as the various classification systems used throughout the world. The practical section then teaches the reader how to identify different wines through bottles, labels and corks and how best to store and serve them. The gazetteer forms the core of the book and provides an up-to-date and comprehensive listing of the world's best known wines, wine regions and producers. Finally, 40 special features on the world's leading wine-producing regions are included and cover the very latest developments in the world of wine today. Over 500 colour photographs, maps, labels and artworks supplement the text and make this an essential volume for any wine enthusiast.