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Title: Gift of Wine
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publication Date: 1996
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
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A practical, detailed, accessible, and informative guide to wine for anyone caught up m the lure of the grape -- from beginners to advanced oenophiles.From the Back Cover:
The Gift of Wine is a practical, detailed, accessible, and informative introduction to wine for anyone caught up in the lure of the grape - from beginners to advanced oenophiles.Gloria Bley Miller here turns her passion for research and information to mankind's oldest and noblest beverage. Beginning with the unique interplay between Nature and the winemaker in the making of good wine, Miller goes on to discuss wine types (sparkling, fortified, and the like), the geography of wine (covering France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United States, Australia, and other countries), and full chapters on identification, buying, storing, serving, and - above all! - tasting.Appendices provide such wine essentials as a vocabulary of tasting terms, a list of grape varieties, a full glossary, and more. Just about every conceivable question relating to wine is answered in The Gift of Wine. (6 1/4 X 9 1/4, 420 pages, maps, illustrations, charts)
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