The map is 24 by 36 inches, expertly printed on heavyweight acid-free archival paper, is suitable for framing and includes a 8 page index booklet. The only up to date wine map of italy produced in the past 20 years, Slovenia, Switzerland, it includes all DOC and DOCG wine zones in Italy as well as adjacent wine regions in France, Croatia and Tunisia.
. Detailed maps of piedmont DOCs, DOCGs and Chianti subzones are included. We are committed to providing the most up to date wine maps available. Whether you're learning about wine or a fan of Italian wines, this map is an essential reference. Please note that this is the 2nd edition of the map.
Wine Map of France
Extensively researched, switzerland, it includes adjacent regions in Germany, Italy and Spain as well as detail maps of Bordeaux, Côte d'Or and Beaujolais. Includes 8 page index booklet. It's impossible to find a more detailed, technically accurate or better looking Wine Map of France. 24 by 36 inches, expertly printed on heavyweight acid-free archival paper.
Wine Map of California
Accurate - extensively researched up to date - the only up to date wine map of California currently available In Context - comparative latitudes of other world wine regions Attractive - 24 by 36 inches, expertly printed on heavyweight acid-free archival paper. Must buy item. Whether you're learning about wine or a fan of California wines, this map is an essential reference.
. California wine regions have become vastly more complicated since Napa Valley was officially recognized as an AVA American Viticultural Area in 1981. There are now 108 avas as more winemakers define themselves by regional differences in addition to grape variety. Suitable for framing.
Wine Map of The Iberian Peninsula Spain and Portugal
A simple thing that distinguishes our approach to wine maps from others is that the wine regions don t stop at the border - adjacent regions in France, Morocco and Algeria are shown in addition to Spain and Portugal. The iberian peninsula is perhaps the most dynamic area in the wine world today and we can safely say that we have the only up to date map currently available.
Must buy item. The next map is France/Germany followed by Italy. The map is 24 x 36 inches and is expertly printed on heavyweight acid-free archival paper. Must buy item. This map is the first in a series.
De Long's Wine Grape Varietal Table
The table contains 184 red and white grape varieties organized by both body vertically and acidity horizontally. Just as with the first edition, the world of wine grapes is organized in a clear, concise and easy to use reference similar to a periodic table. Must buy item. The table is now 24 x 36 inches printed on 110 lb.
Must buy item. What to do? the popular wine reference, De long's Wine Grape Varietal Table has been improved and expanded. Learn about Wine the Visual Way. You're familiar with the big five -- merlot, pinot noir, cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, and Chardonnay -- and are getting comfortable with more obscure grape varieties: the occasional Albarino, Sauvignon Blanc, or Viognier.
Acid-free archival paper It makes a great gift for novice or expert lovers of wine. You consider yourself fairly open minded about wine. But just when you thought you had the situation under control, your waiter suggests a Lagrein, your local liquor store is pushing Xynomavro, and your friends now swear by Pineau d'Aunis.
Wine Map of the Pacific Northwest
Must buy item. The map shows all of the official wine regions of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia as well as detail maps of Walla Walla Valley and the Northern Willamette Valley. It also includes statistics regarding acreage and major grape varieties of each state. Must buy item. The unique climate of the Pacific Northwest is particularly conducive to high quality wines.
24 by 36 inches, expertly printed on heavyweight acid-free archival paper.
Wine Map of South America
Must buy item. South america is the world's second largest wine producing continent after Europe. Must buy item. This is the first and only map available to show all of the wine producing areas of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Brazil in detail. 24 by 36 inches, expertly printed on heavyweight acid-free archival paper.
Wine Map of Germany
Must buy item. This highly detailed map shows all of the main regions including the top vineyard areas, top wine villages and grape varieties. Typically, german wine maps have the main wine regions Anbaugebiete as vague areas or blobs. It's a great way to come to terms with the complexities of German wine. It also includes vineyard maps of the Mosel and Rheingau regions.
24 by 36 inches, expertly printed on heavyweight acid-free archival paper. Must buy item.
Vino Italiano: The Regional Wines of Italy
Must buy item. Must buy item. Clarkson Potter. Extensive reference materials—on italy’s 300 growing zones, 361 authorized grape varieties, and 200 of the top producers— provide essential information for restaurateurs and wine merchants, as well as for wine enthusiasts. Beautifully illustrated as well as informative, Vino Italiano is the perfect invitation to the Italian wine experience.
More recently, expensive “Super Tuscans” have been the rage. But between these extremes lay a bounty of delicious, moderately priced wines that belong in every wine drinker’s repertoire. Vino italiano is the only comprehensive and authoritative American guide to the wines of Italy. At one time, italian wines conjured images of cheap Chianti in straw-wrapped bottles.
It surveys the country’s wine-producing regions; identifies key wine styles, producers, and vintages; and offers delicious regional recipes.
Native Wine Grapes of Italy
Must buy item. Comprehensive, and engaging, thoroughly researched, this book is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to know more about the vast enological treasures cultivated in Italy. 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.
He gives historical and anecdotal accounts of each grape variety and describes the characteristics of wines made from the grape. Must buy item. 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.
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. Mountainous terrain, volcanic soils, and an ancient culture of winemaking influenced by Greeks, innumerable microclimates, Phoenicians, and Romans make Italy the most diverse country in the world of wine.
A regional list of varieties and a list of the best producers provide additional guidance. Clarkson Potter. Writing with great enthusiasm and deep knowledge, D’Agata discusses more than five hundred different native Italian grape varieties, from Aglianico to Zibibbo. University of California Press.
Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine
Clarkson Potter. In this groundbreaking new book, o'keefe gives a comprehensive overview of the stunning side-by-side growing areas of these two world-class wines that are separated only by the city of Alba and profiles a number of the fiercely individualistic winemakers who create structured yet elegant and complex wines of remarkable depth from Italy's most noble grape, Nebbiolo.
Following on the success of her books on brunello di montalcino, renowned author and wine critic Kerin O'Keefe takes readers on a historic and in-depth journey to Piedmont to discover Barolo and Barbaresco, two of Italy's most fascinating and storied wines. University of California Press. Readers will also appreciate the author's numerous tasting notes, a helpful vintage guide to Barolo and Barbaresco and a glossary of useful Italian wine terms.
List of illustrationsprefaceintroduction: barolo and barbaresco, grinzane cavour, and the future of barolo and barbarescopart twoprofiles of key barolo producers by village6 barolo and novello7 castiglione falletto 8 serralunga d'alba 9 la morra and cherasco 10 monforte d'alba11 verduno, the grape, the history, roddi, subzones, the wine of kings4 the barolo wars and Their Effect on Both Denominations5 Expansion, the Pride of PiedmontPART ONETHE PLACE, AND THE WINE1 The Ancient Origins of the Langhe Hills2 Noble Nebbiolo 3 The King of Wines, and Diano d'Alba PART THREEPROFILES OF KEY BARBARESCO PRODUCERS BY VILLAGE12 Barbaresco: From Domizio Cavazza to Subzones 13 Village of Barbaresco14 Neive15 Treiso and San Rocco Seno d'Elvio16 Wineries in Alba and outside of Barolo/Barbaresco VillagesAppendix A.
. Vintage guide to Barolo and BarbarescoAppendix B. The book also considers practical factors impacting viticulture and enology in the Langhe region, including climate change, the various schools of thought regarding vinification and aging, destructive use of harsh chemicals in the vineyards versus the gentler treatments used for centuries, and expansion and zoning of vineyard areas.
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