Larousse Wine

Larousse Wine

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Larousse Wine's comprehensive coverage of the wine-producing regions of the world is invaluable. Each section begins with it a beautiful colour illustration of the area, with the major districts, rivers, and cities highlighted. A short history and analysis of each region follows, with a discussion of the types of wines produced in each district, the specific oenological properties that make the region unique, and the appellations of the area. Boxes and features throughout also cover a vast range of subjects such as how to read a wine label, whether to decant wine, and even the great wine waiters of the world. Whether you are new to the subject or a seasoned wine enthusiast, there is something new for everyone in Larousse Wine.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 234 x 302 x 44mm | 2,599.07g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Hamlyn
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 800 photographs plus 37 wine maps
  • 0600623521
  • 9780600623526
  • 195,074

Table of contents

DISCOVERING VINES AND WINE; History of wine, understanding growths and regions, stages of wine development, CHOOSING, STORING AND TASTING WINE; How to identify a wine and understand its label, where and how to buy wine, how to store wine and create an ideal wine cellar, choosing a wine according to the year, food/wine combinations, how to serve wine correctly, wine tasting and appreciation, THE WORLD'S GREATEST VINEYARDS; The great wine producers: France, Spain, Italy, United States, Chile, South Africa and Australia,show more

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Larousse Wine's comprehensive coverage of the wine-producing regions of the world is invaluable. Each section begins with it a beautiful colour illustration of the area, with the major districts, rivers, and cities highlighted. A short history and analysis of each region follows, with a discussion of the types of wines produced in each district, the specific oenological properties that make the region unique, and the appellations of the area. Boxes and features throughout also cover a vast range of subjects such as how to read a wine label, whether to decant wine, and even the great wine waiters of the world.show more