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Yquem ;; preface by Frederic Dard ; photography, Michel Guillard ; design, Marc Walter

Olney, Richard

ISBN 10: 2082000583 / ISBN 13: 9782082000581
Published by Flammarion, Paris, 1985
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Large quarto in goldenrod brushed cloth boards with gilded title; 167 p. : ill. (some col.) ; notes, bilbliography; 29 cm. In French. Profusely illustrated with high quality full-page color photographs by Michel Guillard. Preface by Frederic Dard; designer, Marc Walter. ||Sauterne -- History. Wine and wine making -- France -- Chateau d'Yquem Lur-Saluces. Chateau d'Yquem wines, to 1985. Bordelais. White wines. Front corners gently bumped and two slight damp stains comprising one quarter of bottom edge, else a very tight and clean copy; Near Fine (-) thus; in a Very Good DJ with light wear, a light (sauterne?) wine stain on bottom edge, and some rubbing. Bookseller Inventory # 77779

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Title: Yquem ;; preface by Frederic Dard ; ...

Publisher: Flammarion, Paris

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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Illustrations and text present the techniques used in making Chateau d'Yquem Lur-Saluces, the golden wine reputed to be the best and most expensive in the world

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Richard Olney (1927–1999) was a great American connoisseur of French wine. His articles and books on French cuisine such as Simple French Food and The French Menu Cookbook influenced a generation of American chefs. Pierre Rival, food and wine critic, has published numerous books on French cuisine including Gourmet Restaurant and Bistros of Paris and Gourmet Shops of Paris. Francis Mayeur has served as technical director at Château d’Yquem since 1983. Christian Sarramon’s photographs have been featured in books including Axel Vervoordt: Timeless Interiors, Bordeaux Châteaux, Gourmet Shops of Paris, and Provence Style. Serena Sutcliffe, MW, is head of the international wines department at Sotheby’s and has written numerous books on wine

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