Wine from Grape to Glass
Abbeville Press, 1 ott 2006 - 256 pagine
The ultimate guide for wine lovers who want to understand where their favorite wines are grown, how they are produced, and how best to savor them. Internationally acclaimed wine expert jens Priewe has written the book for the contemporary wine consumer who drinks what he or she likes--one day a grand, awe-inspiring vintage; the next, an unknown wine from a country whose name has only recently appeared on the wine maps of the world. Priewe explains why some wines cost hundreds of dollars while others cost only ten. He provides a key to the complex language of wine and illuminates the science of wine making while honoring the art that creates great wines. About half of the book is devoted to the wine-making process itself. including everything from why wine grows best in poor soil to why a wine matures faster in a small barrel than in a large one. The other half examines the best wines of the world, country by country, and guides the reader to an understanding of the intricacies of wine tasting and appreciation. New topics covered in this edition include: "How Much Wine Goes in Each Glass; " "Drinking Temperature; " and "Wine as an Investment." Illustrated with more than 1,000 color images, including computer graphics that explain the invisible processes of wine making: satellite maps and aerial photos of the world's most important wine regions; and photographs of individual vineyards by the world's best wine photographers; and fully updated throughout, Wine will quench the thirst for knowledge that true wine lovers feel rising within them whenever they uncork a bottle of fine wine.
55 pagine corrispondenti a produced in questo libro
Risultati 1-3 di 55
Cosa dicono le persone - Scrivi una recensione
Nessuna recensione trovata nei soliti posti.
The White Varieties
24 sezioni non visualizzate
Altre edizioni - Visualizza tutto
acid aged alcohol content Alsace appellation aroma Australia Barbaresco Barolo barrel barriques blended Bordeaux bottle Brunello Burgundy cabernet franc cabernet sauvignon cellar Chablis Champagne chardonnay Chateau Chianti Classico climate color cool cork Cote district fermentation flavor French fruit full-bodied Germany glass grands cms grape varieties grapes grapevine Griiner Veltliner growers growing region grown harvest hectares Italy liters malbec merlot Montalcino Mosel Muller-Thurgau muscat oxygen percent pinot noir planted Pomerol port produced quality wines red varieties red wines Rhone Riesling Rioja ripe ripen sangiovese sauvignon blanc semillon sherry Shiraz Silvaner simple skins slopes soils southern Spain sparkling wines sugar sulfur sweet wines syrah table wines tank tannins taste temperature tempranillo tion Today Valley village vine vineyard area vineyards vintage viticulture warm Weissburgunder white grapes white wines Wine Law wine production wine region wine's winemakers wineries yeast yield young wine Zweigelt