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Oz Clarke's Grapes and Wines: A Comprehensive Guide to Varieties and Flavours By Oz Clarke

Oz Clarke's Grapes and Wines: A Comprehensive Guide to Varieties and Flavours
by Oz Clarke

An illustrated guide to the world's grape varieties and the wines that they make. The authors cover the 300 or so varieties that really matter, either because they are widely grown in the major wine regions of the world or because they are important ingredients of classic wines.
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Oz Clarke's Grapes and Wines: A Comprehensive Guide to Varieties and Flavours Summary


The most influential factor determining the taste of a particular wine is still the grape variety or blend of varieties from which it is made. In this book, Oz Clarke and co-author Margaret Rand cover the 300 or so varieties that really matter, either because they are widely grown in the major wine regions of the world or because they are important ingredients of classic wines. Also included are 17 extended features on the classic grape varieties. Illustrated throughout with photographs and maps, these special features give the reader an insight into the methods used to maximize each grape's potential and an appreciation of the people behind the production of the world's finest wines. An introductory section, "All About Grapes", explores the history of the vine, shows where grapes are grown today and provides information on what happens in modern vineyards and wineries.

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Sku
GOR001620408
Title
Oz Clarke's Grapes and Wines: A Comprehensive Guide to Varieties and Flavours
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Little, Brown & Company
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
0316726532
ISBN 13
9780316726535
Prizes
N/A
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