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Adventures with old vines : a beginner's guide to being a wine connoisseur / Richard L. Chilton Jr.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

This book provides a clear and knowledgeable overview of wine for beginning connoisseurs. In addition, it offers detailed snapshots of key vineyards and vintages that will be an excellent reference for collectors and wine lovers alike.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hermiston Public Library 641.22 CHI (Text) 37838000429977 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 02/07/2018 Available -
Pendleton Public Library 641.22 C438 (Text) 37801000610244 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 08/13/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538106136
  • ISBN: 1538106132
  • Physical Description: xii, 284 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 272) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Getting started and buying wine -- Storing wines: establishing a cellar -- The art of tasting-how to appreciate wine -- Collecting versus connoisseurship -- How to read a wine list -- The history and role of the sommelier -- Vines, grapes, and climate . . . after all, it's just farming -- From the grape to the bottle: how is wine really made? -- Let the journey begin . . . the benchmark wines -- Vineyard profiles.
Summary, etc.:
This book provides a clear and knowledgeable overview of wine for beginning connoisseurs. In addition, it offers detailed snapshots of key vineyards and vintages that will be an excellent reference for collectors and wine lovers alike.
Subject: Wine tasting
Wine and wine making
Summary: This book provides a clear and knowledgeable overview of wine for beginning connoisseurs. In addition, it offers detailed snapshots of key vineyards and vintages that will be an excellent reference for collectors and wine lovers alike.

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