The Oxford Companion to Wine

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

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  • Author : Julia Harding
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 912 pages
  • ISBN : 0198705387
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Oxford Companion to Wine

The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Author : Julia Harding
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 September 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Companion to Wine

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,

The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails

The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails
  • Author : Noah Rothbaum
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 29 May 2022
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"The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails presents an in-depth exploration of the world of spirits and cocktails in a ground-breaking synthesis. The Companion covers drinks, processes, and techniques around the world as well as those in the US and Europe. It provides clear explanations of the different ways that spirits are produced, including fermentation, distillation and ageing, alongside a wealth of new detail on the emergence of cocktails and cocktails bars, including entries on key cocktails and influential mixologists

The World Atlas of Wine

The World Atlas of Wine
  • Author : Hugh Johnson
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 29 May 1985
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The San Francisco Chronicle has called The World Atlas of Wine "a glorious book", and now, in its fourth edition, this treasured classic expands its coverage and enhances its beauty, with stunning updated full-color artwork throughout. 1,400 illustrations, 84 photos, 185 maps, 24 charts.

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink
  • Author : Andrew F. Smith
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 May 2007
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A panoramic history of the culinary traditions, culture, and evolution of American food and drink features nearly one thousand entries, essays, and articles on such topics as fast food, celebrity chefs, regional and ethnic cuisine, social and cultural food history, food science, and more, along with hundreds of photographs and lists of food museums, Web sites, festivals, and organizations.

How to Taste

How to Taste
  • Author : Jancis Robinson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 29 May 2022
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Offers a guide to vintages, grape varieties, and wine appreciation.

The Oxford Companion to Cheese

The Oxford Companion to Cheese
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 25 October 2016
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Winner of the 2017 James Beard Award for Reference & Scholarship The discovery of cheese is a narrative at least 8,000 years old, dating back to the Neolithic era. Yet, after all of these thousands of years we are still finding new ways to combine the same four basic ingredients - milk, bacteria, salt, and enzymes - into new and exciting products with vastly different shapes, sizes, and colors, and equally complex and varied tastes, textures, and, yes, aromas. In fact, after a

Wine Grapes

Wine Grapes
  • Author : Jancis Robinson,Julia Harding,Jose Vouillamoz
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 24 September 2013
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Winner of the James Beard Award for Best Beverage Book, Named "Best Drinks Book" by Wine & Spirits magazine, Faiveley International Wine Book of the Year, OIV Best Viticulture Book "A fantastic Christmas present for any wine geek, and one that will provide an endless source of fiendish questions for quiz-setters" —The Guardian An indispensable book for every wine lover, from some of the world's leading wine experts. Where do wine grapes come from and how are grape varieties related to

The New Wine Rules

The New Wine Rules
  • Author : Jon Bonné
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 29 May 2022
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Acclaimed wine writer Jon Bonné explains everything you need to know about wine in simple, easy-to-digest tidbits. For example: A wine's price rarely reflects its quality. You can drink rosé any time of year. Don't save a great bottle for anything more than a rainy day. Enjoy! -- Adapted from back cover.

Wine Simple

Wine Simple
  • Author : Aldo Sohm,Christine Muhlke
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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From the world-renowned sommelier Aldo Sohm, a dynamic, essential wine guide for a new generation NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FOOD52 Aldo Sohm is one of the most respected and widely lauded sommeliers in the world. He's worked with celebrated chef Eric Ripert as wine director of three-Michelin-starred Le Bernardin for over a decade, yet his philosophy and approach to wine is much more casual. Aldo's debut book, Wine Simple, is full of confidence-building infographics

The Wine Bible

The Wine Bible
  • Author : Karen MacNeil
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release : 13 October 2015
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No one can describe a wine like Karen MacNeil. Comprehensive, entertaining, authoritative, and endlessly interesting, The Wine Bible is a lively course from an expert teacher, grounding the reader deeply in the fundamentals—vine-yards and varietals, climate and terroir, the nine attributes of a wine’s greatness—while layering on tips, informative asides, anecdotes, definitions, photographs, maps, labels, and recommended bottles. Discover how to taste with focus and build a wine-tasting memory. The reason behind Champagne’s bubbles. Italy, the