The Oxford Companion to Food and the Oxford Companion to Wine Set

The Oxford Companion to Food and the Oxford Companion to Wine Set

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By (author) Alan Davidson, Edited by Janis Robinson

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 1747 pages
  • Dimensions: 231mm x 287mm x 94mm | 5,693g
  • Publication date: 19 December 2008
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0195372123
  • ISBN 13: 9780195372120
  • Edition: 2
  • Sales rank: 384,948

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These award-wining, classic guides are the perfect for anyone who loves food and wine. This is a must-have book for wine geeks...highly recommended for anyone with more than a passing interest in wine.--Wine Spectator, Top 100 issue. A food book for all time... The canon of great food literature just got one fat volume greater... A must-have for any serious food follower--Gourmet

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