Wine and the Vine: An Historical Geography of Viticulture and the Wine Trade by Tim UnwinWine and the Vine: An Historical Geography of Viticulture and the Wine Trade by Tim Unwin

Wine and the Vine: An Historical Geography of Viticulture and the Wine Trade

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Paperback | June 18, 1996

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Wine and the Vineprovides an introduction to the historical geography of viticulture and the wine trade from prehistory to the present. Throughout, the rich symbolic and cultural significance of wine is related to its evolution as a commercial product. The book thus discusses both the numerous symbolic roles assigned to wine and the vine by people of different religions and also the internationalisation of wine production and marketing.

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Title:Wine and the Vine: An Historical Geography of Viticulture and the Wine TradeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:436 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1 inPublished:June 18, 1996Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0415144167

ISBN - 13:9780415144162

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Wine and the Vine provides an introduction to the historical geography of viticulture and the wine trade from prehistory to the present. Throughout, the rich symbolic and cultural significance of wine is related to its evolution as a commercial product. The book discusses both the numerous symbolic roles assigned to wine and the vine by people of different religions and also the internationalisation of wine production and marketing.

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..." well written ... The book, in fact, is a "tour de force on the historical geography of wine, but do not expect to find within its pages the answer to the perennial question of what wine goes well with chicken."
-"Journal of Cultural Geography