The Oxford Companion to Wine (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
908
Utgivningsdatum
2015-09-17
Upplaga
4
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Medarbetare
Harding, Julia
Illustratör/Fotograf
29 maps 16 full-page colour images 45 illustrations
Illustrationer
16 full-page colour images, 29 maps, 45 illustrations
Dimensioner
304 x 228 x 38 mm
Vikt
2812 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780198705383

The Oxford Companion to Wine

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Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4,000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day.
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PREFACE ; CONTRIBUTORS ; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ; LIST OF NEW ENTRIES ; MAPS OF THE WINE REGIONS ; NOTE TO THE READER ; COMPLETE LIST OF ENTRIES BY SUBJECT ; COMPANION TO WINE ; APPENDIX 1: CONTROLLED APPELLATIONS AND THEIR PERMITTED GRAPE VARIETIES ; APPENDIX 2A: TOTAL VINEYARD AREA BY COUNTRY ; APPENDIX 2B: WINE PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY ; APPENDIX 2C: PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY