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The Wines and Vineyards of France: A Complete Atlas and Guide

Pascal Ribereau-Gayon

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ISBN 10: 0670817678 / ISBN 13: 9780670817672
Published by Viking Adult November 1990, 1990
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition thus, First printing (stated). Oversized book, extra charges may apply Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., Folio. Red cloth binding, gilt titles at spine, map endsheets. Printed entirely on coated paper. Brief Foreword by Robert Parker. Text consists of detailed vineyard maps, color photos, history and background. Contents arranged by region. A really beautiful study. Translation of: Les vins de France. France : Hachette, 1989. Bookseller Inventory # 6445

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Title: The Wines and Vineyards of France: A ...

Publisher: Viking Adult November 1990

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Thus

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This book aims to combine scholarship with a broad view of the physical resources, historical background and traditions that have led to the magnificent range of French wines. An introduction explores the history of French wine and the factors determining the development of wine-growing in specific regions - the importance of monastic vineyards, the presence in Avignon of wine-loving Popes and the influence of the Plantagenet kings in encouraging Anglo-French trade links. Ancient traditions and modern techniques are seen against a background of detailed description and local traditions. The main section of the atlas looks at wine production in the different regions of France in the context of climate, geology and history. In extending our knowledge of the wines and vineyards of France, the author aims to provide a richer understanding of a whole civilization and way of life.

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