Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours

Hardcover | November 6, 2012

byJancis Robinson

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Wine enthusiasts everywhere rejoice! Wine Grapes provides absolutely everything the connoisseur wants to know about the succulent, remarkable fruit that care, love, skill, and time transform into humankind’s most beloved beverage—and presents it all in a stunningly beautiful, gorgeously illustrated package. The dazzling co-creation of Jancis Robinson, one of the world’s best known wine authorities, Julia Harding, who passed the Master of Wine exams at the top of her class, and internationally renowned botanist José Vouillamoz, Wine Grapes is the first complete compendium in more than a century to all grape varieties relevant to the wine lover. An exquisite gift book—and a must-own for anyone in the food and wine industry—Wine Grapes charts the relationships of the grapes (with some astounding family trees), discusses in fascinating detail where and how they are grown, and, most importantly, what the wines made from them will ultimately taste like.

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Wine enthusiasts everywhere rejoice! Wine Grapes provides absolutely everything the connoisseur wants to know about the succulent, remarkable fruit that care, love, skill, and time transform into humankind’s most beloved beverage—and presents it all in a stunningly beautiful, gorgeously illustrated package. The dazzling co-creation of ...

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An indispensable book for every wine lover, from some of the world's leading wine experts.Where do wine grapes come from and how are grape varieties related to one another? What is the historical background of each one? Where are they grown? What sort of wines do they make?Using cutting-edge DNA analysis and detailing almost 1,400 dist...

Jancis Robinson is a Master of Wine, theFinancial Timeswine writer, and the author/editor of dozens of wine books, includingThe Oxford Companion to WineandThe World Atlas of Wine. Her award-winning website, www.JancisRobinson.com, has subscribers in more than 100 countries.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1280 pages, 10.62 × 7 × 3.5 inPublished:November 6, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062206362

ISBN - 13:9780062206367

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