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Italy claims more grape varieties than any other country: 350 have been codified and more than 1,000 others are being catalogued and studied. This extraordinary range of grapes and wine styles means that Italy's potential as a source for diverse and distinguished wines has barely been tapped and is little understood. Now Patricia Guy brings together the most comprehensive collection of current information about Italian wine today. In addition, Ms. Guy combines wine information with a host of complimentary food pairings and recipes for delicious meals with each wine. For those interested in touring Italian vineyards, "Wines of Italy" includes locations and maps that make planning a tour convenient.
With more than 100 full-color photographs, this indispensable guide is the first book designed to help everyone from consumers to sommeliers explore and understand the kaleidoscopic range of contemporary Italian grape varieties and the wines made from them. Salute!
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Patricia Guy has lived in Italy for the past thirteen years. She writes about wines, spirits and Italian cooking for magazines in England, America and Singapore, including: Wine, Wine & Spirits International, Decanter, Wine & Dine, Wine Enthusiast, epicureantraveler.com and winetoday.com. Her books include Bacchus at Baker Street and Amarone: Verona's Great Red Wine. She has also contributed chapters on Italy to Top Wine Tours of the World and the Larousse Encyclopedia of Wine.
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Book Description Tide-Mark Pr Ltd, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111559498811
Book Description Tide-Mark Pr Ltd, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB1559498811