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    DescriptionThe enormous variety of wines available today can be baffling even to an experienced buyer. Anyone who enters a wine store is immediately confronted by rows and rows of racks filled with a myriad of choices. Where do you begin when all you want is a reasonably priced quality wine to serve with dinner? Jancis Robinson can make anyone an expert, or at least an informed buyer, in short order. In this comprehensive guide to the wine-producing countries of the world, she captures the flavor of each regionGCOs wines and presents her personal recommendations on the best names from around the world, with thirty-two completely new pages covering the latest developments in South America, South Africa, and Eastern Europe. Robinson also describes the distinctive characteristics of hundreds of different grape varieties and studies the traditional and innovative methods employed in the creation of great wines. A fully updated vintage guide makes selection even easier. Dedicated to ensuring that you get the most out of every glass, Jancis RobinsonGCOs Wine Course explains how to taste and store wine, what to serve on special occasions at home, and how to order the best value from a restaurant wine list. Full of infectious enthusiasm and heaps of personal tips, this book will soon have you reaching for the corkscrew.


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    Title
    Jancis Robinson's Wine Guide
    Subtitle
    A Guide to the World of Wine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jancis Robinson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 272 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 1,148 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780789208835
    ISBN 10: 0789208830
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.4
    B&T General Subject: 240
    DC22: 641.22
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    DC21: 641.22
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WBXD1
    Abridged Dewey: 641
    LC classification: TX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24580
    BISAC V2.8: CKB088000, ANT051000
    Thema V1.0: WBXD1
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised and Expanded ed.
    Publisher
    Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    28 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York