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Larousse Wine By David Cobbold

Larousse Wine
by David Cobbold

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An expert guide to wine from the publishers of Larousse Gastronomique, the world's classic culinary reference book; Completely new and re-written edition of a classic, highly regarded title; Previous edition sold over 70,000 copies in the UK and US; Written by pre-eminent experts in their respective fields; Contains 800 beautiful photographs and 37 completely up-to-date region maps.
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Larousse Wine Summary


Larousse Wine by David Cobbold

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.

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About David Cobbold


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,

Additional information

GOR004415631
Larousse Wine by David Cobbold
David Cobbold
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
2011-10-03
528
0600623521
9780600623526
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.