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    DescriptionLarousse 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.


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    Title
    Larousse Wine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hamlyn
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 234 mm
    Height: 302 mm
    Thickness: 44 mm
    Weight: 2,599 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780600623526
    ISBN 10: 0600623521
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.4
    DC22: 641.22
    BIC subject category V2: WBXD1
    BISAC V2.8: CKB088000
    Illustrations note
    800 photographs plus 37 wine maps
    Publisher
    Octopus Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Hamlyn
    Publication date
    03 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.
    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,