The Oxford Companion to Wine

Written By Julia Harding
The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Publsiher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 September 2015
  • ISBN : 0198705387
  • Pages : 912 pages
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Oxford Companion to Wine by author: Julia Harding which was release on 01 September 2015 and published by Oxford University Press, USA with total page 912 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Published in 1994 to worldwide acclaim, the first edition of Jancis Robinson's seminal volume immediately attained legendary status, winning every major wine book award including the Glenfiddich and Julia Child/IACP awards, as well as writer and woman of the year accolades for its editor on both sides of the Atlantic. Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, The Oxford Companion to Wine 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 through the ages; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day. The 187 esteemed contributors (including over 50 new to this edition) range from internationally renowned academics to some of the most famous wine writers and wine specialists in the world. Now exhaustively updated, this fourth edition incorporates the very latest international research to present over 350 new entries on topics ranging from additives and wine apps to WSET and Zelen. Over 60 per cent of all entries have been revised; and useful lists and statistics are appended, including a unique list of the world's controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties, as well as vineyard area, wine production and consumption by country. Illustrated with almost 30 updated maps of every important wine region in the world, many useful charts and diagrams, and 16 stunning colour photographs, this Companion is unlike any other wine book, offering an understanding of wine in all of its wider contexts--notably historical, cultural, and scientific--and serving as a truly companionable point of reference into which any wine-lover can dip and browse. New to this editionComprehensively revised and updated throughout Over 350 brand-new entries Significant new updates on hundreds of topics such as China, screwcaps, and the origins of viniculture Impressive global coverage of wine regions, including new entries on Alaska, Lesotho, Norway, and Tahiti Includes brand-new colour photographs and black and white line drawings Maps of wine regions have been updated

The Oxford Companion to Wine

The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Author : Julia Harding
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015-09
  • Total pages : 912
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : Published in 1994 to worldwide acclaim, the first edition of Jancis Robinson's seminal volume immediately attained legendary status, winning every major wine book award including the Glenfiddich and Julia Child/IACP awards, as well as writer and woman of the year accolades for its editor on both sides of the Atlantic. ...

The Oxford Companion to Wine

The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Author : Jancis Robinson
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2006-09-21
  • Total pages : 840
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : Hailed by The Washington Post as 'the greatest wine book ever published', Jancis Robinson's legendary tome - now completely revised and updated in its third edition - covers every wine-related topic imaginable, providing definitive entries on thousands of subjects, from regions and grape varieties to wine-making and vine-growing....

The Oxford Companion to Wine

The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Author : Jancis Robinson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 819
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : Offers more than 3,400 entries covering wines of the world, great vintners, viticulture, terminology, grape varieties, and other topics...

The Oxford Companion to the Wines of North America

The Oxford Companion to the Wines of North America
  • Author : Bruce Cass,Jancis Robinson
  • Publisher : Oxford : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 301
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : A comprehensive guide to North America's wines surveys Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. for great vintages and wine-growing regions, in alphabetical entries that cover a host of wine topics....

The Oxford Companion to Food and the Oxford Companion to Wine Set

The Oxford Companion to Food and the Oxford Companion to Wine Set
  • Author : Alan Davidson,Janis Robinson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-12-01
  • Total pages : 1747
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : These award-wining, classic guides are the perfect for anyone who loves food and wine. "This is a must-have book for wine geeks...highly recommended for anyone with more than a passing interest in wine." --Wine Spectator , "Top 100" issue. "A food book for all time... The canon of great food literature ...

The Food and Wine Set

The Food and Wine Set
  • Author : Jancis Robinson,Alan Davidson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000-05-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : Read online The Food and Wine Set written by Jancis Robinson,Alan Davidson, published by which was released on 2000-05-01. Download full The Food and Wine Set Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Oxford Companion to Beer

The Oxford Companion to Beer
  • Author : Garrett Oliver
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release Date : 2011-09-09
  • Total pages : 920
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : "Features more than 1,100 A-Z entries written by 166 of the world's most prominent beer experts"--Provided by publisher....

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink
  • Author : Andrew F. Smith
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-05-01
  • Total pages : 693
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : A panoramic history of the culinary traditions, culture, and evolution of American food and drink features nearly one thousand entries, essays, and articles on such topics as fast food, celebrity chefs, regional and ethnic cuisine, social and cultural food history, food science, and more, along with hundreds of photographs and ...

The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets
  • Author : Darra Goldstein,Sidney Mintz,Michael Krondl,Laura Mason
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 920
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : "Celebrating sugar while acknowledging its complex history, 'The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets' is the definitive guide to one of humankind's greatest sources of pleasure"--...

The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought

The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought
  • Author : Adrian Hastings,Alistair Mason,Hugh Pyper
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-12-21
  • Total pages : 777
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : Entries explore the history of Christian thought from Catholic, Prostestant, and Orthodox perspectives, and discuss regional and national traditions, various denominations, theological topics, symbolism, and controversial issues....

The Oxford Companion to Italian Food

The Oxford Companion to Italian Food
  • Author : Gillian Riley
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01
  • Total pages : 637
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : A comprehensive food reference covers all aspects of the history and culture of Italian cuisine, including dishes, ingredients, cooking methods, implements, regional specialties, the appeal of Italian cuisine, and outside culinary influences....

The Oxford Companion to Archaeology

The Oxford Companion to Archaeology
  • Author : Neil Asher Silberman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 2128
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : Since its publication in 1996, The Oxford Companion to Archaeology has firmly established itself as the standard reference work in the field of archaeology, selling nearly 15,000 copies to date and remaining a favorite among students, scholars, and anyone interested in archaeology. In 700 entries, the second edition provides thorough coverage to historical ...

Questions of Taste

Questions of Taste
  • Author : Barry C. Smith
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : Essays illuminating the philosophical issues surrounding our love of wine....

Tasting Pleasure

Tasting Pleasure
  • Author : Jancis Robinson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1999-05-01
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : Even the French admit that Jancis Robinson is the "undisputed mistress of the kingdom of wine" (Le Figaro). Internationally renowned for her work in both television and print, she is the editor of the bestselling Oxford Companion to Wine and has won more than two dozen major awards around the ...

The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails

The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails
  • Author : Noah Rothbaum
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2021-10-14
  • Total pages : 960
  • ISBN : 0198705387
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Summary : Anthropologists and historians have confirmed the central role alcohol has played in nearly every society since the dawn of human civilization, but it is only recently that it has been the subject of serious scholarly inquiry. The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails is the first major reference work to ...