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Christie S World Encyclopedia Of Champagne Sparkling Wine

Author : Tom Stevenson
ISBN : 1402772246
Genre : Cooking
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The award-winning book on Champagne and sparkling wine is now fully revised and expanded! Created for Christie's, the world's largest wine auctioneer, this edition features all-new photography, nearly 175 additional pages—including expanded sections on up-and-coming sparkling wine territories and Champagne itself—plus updated tasting notes. With wine auctions at an all-time high, this definitive guide is a must-have for Champagne connoisseurs!

Tom Stevenson S Champagne Sparkling Wine Guide

Author : Tom Stevenson
ISBN : 1891267418
Genre : Cooking
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The pocket edition of Tom Stevenson’s newest guide to champagne is not just a diminutive edition of its larger cousin, Christie’s World Encyclopedia of Champagne & Sparkling Wine, it is the newest, most up-to-date work, with a less assuming and mobile size by the author hailed as, "An authority acknowledged even by the Champenois." His renown is matched only by his love of the stuff, which stamps each sentence with that distinctive Stevenson style: "The Titanic was not launched with a bottle of Champagne and we all know what happened to her."The book begins with the basics of how sparkling wine is made, how to store and serve sparkling wines and a helpful list of styles, basic divisions of sweetness, vintage and non-vintage, grape varieties, colour and degree of mousse. Then he moves on to his latest tastings of 2001, delineating the minutia of his considerably long list of tasting notes (also included) into easy to distinguish comparative performance tables. The always thoughtful Tom Stevenson also adds a small section on how to read his tasting notes and scoring system. There is a glossary of champagne and sparkling wine terms and, probably the most unusual and gleefully received section of his book, a list of local champagne and sparkling wine retailers categorized by state and outlining contact information, years in business, brands carried, tasting schedules (if applicable), best sellers and comments and advice on store selection.The reader is guaranteed that every wine recommended in this guide has been personally tasted for this edition. This marvelous little book was voted Best Wine Guide by World Food Media Awards, proving that in a world of wine books the size of aircraft carriers, modest quality is still a premium.

Bordeaux

Author : Oz Clarke
ISBN : 1402797060
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A guide to Bourdeaux wines reviews both classic, expensive wines and everyday, affordable wines, offering tasting notes and recommendations based on budget and style.

Oz Clarke S Bordeaux

Author : Oz Clarke
ISBN : 0151013004
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Utilizing his familiar A-to-Z format, the noted wine authority offers in-depth profiles of three hundred of Bordeaux's most important chateaux, as well as their second wines and discount brands; includes recommendations and descriptions of other wineries throughout the region; and looks at the area's history, geography, soils, and grape varieties.

Good And Cheap

Author : Leanne Brown
ISBN : 9780761184171
Genre : Cooking
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A perfect and irresistible idea: A cookbook filled with delicious, healthful recipes created for everyone on a tight budget. While studying food policy as a master’s candidate at NYU, Leanne Brown asked a simple yet critical question: How well can a person eat on the $4 a day given by SNAP, the U.S. government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program informally known as food stamps? The answer is surprisingly well: Broiled Tilapia with Lime, Spicy Pulled Pork, Green Chile and Cheddar Quesadillas, Vegetable Jambalaya, Beet and Chickpea Salad—even desserts like Coconut Chocolate Cookies and Peach Coffee Cake. In addition to creating nutritious recipes that maximize every ingredient and use economical cooking methods, Ms. Brown gives tips on shopping; on creating pantry basics; on mastering certain staples—pizza dough, flour tortillas—and saucy extras that make everything taste better, like spice oil and tzatziki; and how to make fundamentally smart, healthful food choices. The idea for Good and Cheap is already proving itself. The author launched a Kickstarter campaign to self-publish and fund the buy one/give one model. Hundreds of thousands of viewers watched her video and donated $145,000, and national media are paying attention. Even high-profile chefs and food writers have taken note—like Mark Bittman, who retweeted the link to the campaign; Francis Lam, who called it “Terrific!”; and Michael Pollan, who cited it as a “cool kickstarter.” In the same way that TOMS turned inexpensive, stylish shoes into a larger do-good movement, Good and Cheap is poised to become a cookbook that every food lover with a conscience will embrace.

Native Wine Grapes Of Italy

Author : Ian D'Agata
ISBN : 9780520272262
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Mountainous terrain, volcanic soils, innumerable microclimates, and an ancient culture of winemaking influenced by Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans make Italy the most diverse country in the world of wine. This diversity is reflected in the fact that Italy grows the largest number of native wine grapes known, amounting to more than a quarter of the world’s commercial wine grape types. Ian D’Agata spent thirteen years interviewing producers, walking vineyards, studying available research, and tasting wines to create this authoritative guide to Italy’s native grapes and their wines. Writing with great enthusiasm and deep knowledge, D’Agata discusses more than five hundred different native Italian grape varieties, from Aglianico to Zibibbo. D’Agata provides details about how wine grapes are identified and classified, what clones are available, which soils are ideal, and what genetic evidence tells us about a variety’s parentage. He gives historical and anecdotal accounts of each grape variety and describes the characteristics of wines made from the grape. A regional list of varieties and a list of the best producers provide additional guidance. Comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and engaging, this book is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to know more about the vast enological treasures cultivated in Italy.

Champagne

Author : Becky Sue Epstein
ISBN : 9781861899637
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From the smash of a bottle on the side of a new ship to the pop of the cork at a New Year’s Eve party champagne signals celebration, fun, and camaraderie all over the world. Bubbly, as we affectionately call it, is a symbol of luxury and decadence and the go-to drink whenever there is an important toast. This history from Becky Sue Epstein is a celebration of the world’s most celebratory drink. Here, Epstein chronicles champagne’s story, from the world’s first sparkling wine, produced in Limoux, Languedoc, in 1531 by monks at an abbey in Saint-Hilaire to the celebrities who made champagnes famous and continue to do so today— from Dom Perignon to the widow Veuve Cliquot. Most important, Epstein fully explains the distinction between champagne and sparkling wine. In this informative chronicle, she answers whether French champagne is really better than other sparkling wines and elucidates the science behind that characteristic fizz and bubble. She takes the reader on a tour of vineyards in wine regions around the world and teaches the correct techniques for storing and serving champagne and sparkling wines. Whether you prefer magnums of Cristal or the affordable thrill of Cold Duck, Champagne is an invaluable complement to any bubbly glass and an informative, elegant gift for connoisseurs, beginners, and wine lovers of all kinds.

Sparkling

Author : Andreas Kjrling
ISBN : 384801016X
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A comprehensive overview of the best international sparkling wines, from supreme quality products to wines at a more affordable price.

Champagne

Author : Kaaren Palmer
ISBN : 099453650X
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A unique approach to the appreciation and tasting of champagne - the wine, the history, the people and the terroir? 44 chapters encompassing history, production, the terroir, the people? Suitable for beginners as well as the more experienced connoisseur ? Guided tastings with each chapter build knowledge with enjoyment? Not tied to particular vintages, although the concept of vintage and the differences between them is well discussed? Ideal for the individual or a group? Photos, original maps and diagramsAll champagnes suggested for tasting are available in the principal English speaking markets for champagne, namely the UK, the US and Australia. Structured in four parts:Part One - History, Fundamentals of Making, Tasting & ProductionPart Two ? The Grapes, Land & Regions of Champagne, & their influences on the finished productPart Three ? Styles & Structures (of the drink and the industry)Part Four ? Themes of the Past, Present & FutureIn deluxe 4-part soft cover, over 440 pages include a lavish quantity of full-colour photos, original maps, illustrations, diagrams, and both simple and complex blind tasting charts. Extensive appendices include endnotes, an excellent bibliography and glossary, amongst other features.

Cognac

Author : Nicholas Faith
ISBN : 9781910902349
Genre : Cooking
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This fully revised third edition of Cognac: The story of the world’s greatest brandy provides an authoritative account of how the much-loved spirit is produced and matured, including a directory of cognac producers and their products that has been updated to include 2015 production.

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