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Cognac

by Nicholas Faith

Mitchell Beazley | July 28, 2006 | Hardcover |

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This illuminating study of cognac-written by an internationally recognized expert and leading authority on the subject-explores the fascinating, often dramatic history of this spirit and the world-famous town of its origin. Nicholas Faith tells an extraordinary story of fraud and reveals how it helped provide the foundation for the system of control that now protects its manufacture and sale. He closely examines every aspect of cognac''s increasing prominence in today''s markets, gives detailed profiles of cognac''s key producers, and presents a full account of the intricate production techniques used to make cognac. To top it off, there''s a complete guide to drinking and enjoying the wide range of cognacs available worldwide.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 5.12 × 8.27 × 0.79 in

Published: July 28, 2006

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1840009039

ISBN - 13: 9781840009033

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Cognac

Cognac

by Nicholas Faith

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 5.12 × 8.27 × 0.79 in

Published: July 28, 2006

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1840009039

ISBN - 13: 9781840009033

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This illuminating study of cognac-written by an internationally recognized expert and leading authority on the subject-explores the fascinating, often dramatic history of this spirit and the world-famous town of its origin. Nicholas Faith tells an extraordinary story of fraud and reveals how it helped provide the foundation for the system of control that now protects its manufacture and sale. He closely examines every aspect of cognac''s increasing prominence in today''s markets, gives detailed profiles of cognac''s key producers, and presents a full account of the intricate production techniques used to make cognac. To top it off, there''s a complete guide to drinking and enjoying the wide range of cognacs available worldwide.
 

About the Author

Nicholas Faith''s first wine book, The Winemasters was published in 1978 and won the Andre Simon award. He has written other well-received works on Champagne and on major Bordeaux chateaux, including The Winemasters of Bordeaux. He was editorial director of the leading French wine magazine L''Amateur de Bordeaux. He is also the author of Mitchell Beazley''s Classic Wine Library Cognac and Australia''s Liquid Gold in this same series, and he writes for numerous magazines and newspapers, including The Financial Times. Nicholas lives in London. Craig Easton''s philosophy is that a great picture captures a moment and conveys a message. His curiosity about people and the lives they lead started him in his career and his style is defined by work that appears in a number of international publications, including The Independent.
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