There are books that have a special significance. By the author-signed first editions of great classics, for example, as bibliophile equipped, of course. Among the books with the prominent role also includes books that have become established over many years on the textbook market. Lawyers are Brox, Medicus, call earlier semesters Flume, from the medical area, it resounds loudly Harms, Silbernagl and Pschyrembel, physicists insist on Demtroder, Bergmann / Schaefer and Tipler. Among the religious works of the leading best-selling classics include the Talmud, the Koran and the Bible. And so we are dealing here with a book of particular value, do it a kind of Bible: it is the German Bible, the foam winemaking.
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Wines of Spain by Jan ReadWineries, regions and vintages are reviewed in this rather useful pocket guide written by veteran wine journalist Jan Read. He is probably the most experienced contemporary writer on Spanish wines and lives, breathes, tastes – and naturally – consumes them. The guide has been published at an ideal time, as Spain is leaving behind its past image as a country with a reputation for inexpensive and moderately priced wines, which left much to be desired, into a modern European winemaking country.
Any wine is a product of fermented juice of various fruits and fruit. Wines are classified in many ways affecting both the physical properties of wine, and with the qualitative characteristics.
Wines are classified by many signs.
Published by Random House
Former New York Times food critic Ruth Reichl’s new book, “Comfort Me With Apples”, could go under the diary category or the dairy section. Sure, it is a first person story from a food writer. It is also a poignant, honest glimpse into Reichl’s fascinating earlier years, more Ashbury and Haight, than raspberry and quaint.
Published by Omega Arte
Most wine books focus on the wine and the geography. “The Mystique of Barolo” by Maurizio Rosso and Chris Meier (coffee table sized hardback) captures 35 of the personalities that craft the northern Italian Nebbiolo grape into the elegant bottles marked Barolo. Italy is orchestrating an exciting new-world resurgence.
Author Joe Borrello, (also author of “Recipes From the Wineries of the Great Lakes”), in his most recent book “Ask the Wine Guy”, writes much like a catechism or a website’s FAQ. He details the most often asked questions, followed by concise, clear answers. The advantage here is that he answers the questions that you didn’t know – until now – that you had.
By Malcolm Kushner
Malcolm Kushner has done the often too stuffy world of wine a favor by writing the long awaited book “Vintage Humor for Wine Lovers.” To this point, wine humor was generally limited to an occasional cartoon in The New Yorker, too often about a wine snob.
The drinking of wine has induced smiles since the beginnings of civilization. Kushner offers hundreds of funny wine thoughts in a Henny Youngman delivery throughout the book. For example, he presents a three columned chart of ambiguous wine descriptors for situations when you are called upon to describe a wine.
I’ve alluded to it a bunch of times so I suppose it’s time to tell you what I’ve been talking about. I live in Kentucky, the state that Prohibition forgot. Apparently, Kentucky and Utah are the only two states left in the country that have this sort of restrictive laws when it comes to the sale of alcoholic beverages.
By Nell Newman with Joseph D’Agnese
Published by Villard
In the wine world, there is increased interest in producers that embrace organic practices. For newcomers to the organic movement, this book is a perfect introduction, encompassing all aspects of life as they relate to environmental consciousness.