Christmas Posting Dates
Larousse Wine

Larousse Wine

Hardback

By (author) Hamlyn

$55.11
List price $62.66
You save $7.55 12% off

Free delivery worldwide
Available
Dispatched in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

  • Publisher: Hamlyn
  • Format: Hardback | 528 pages
  • Dimensions: 234mm x 302mm x 44mm | 2,599g
  • Publication date: 3 October 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0600623521
  • ISBN 13: 9780600623526
  • Illustrations note: 800 photographs plus 37 wine maps
  • Sales rank: 186,120

Product description

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.

Other books in this category

Showing items 1 to 11 of 11
Categories:

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,