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The Art and Science of Wine

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Acclaimed wine writers James Halliday and Hugh Johnson analyze the art and science behind the winemaking process. They start with the fundamental role of terroir the complex combination of characteristics that give a wine its personality. The latest developments in pruning and irrigation are then covered, along with the recent emergence of vineyards in cooler regions and the rise of organic wines. A nursery of names for juvenile animals.

Young mountain goats are called kids, just like young people. But who knew that baby mackerel were called spikes? Animal fan Diane Swanson did. In a book that's both fact-filled and fun, Swanson unearths 11 animals and the words we use to describe their young. Wine production in the cellar is detailed for nine specific styles, from light-bodied whites to full-bodied reds, along with sweet, sparkling and fortified varieties. The authors present the choices facing vintners at every step. The science of maturation is discussed, along with the industry's raging debate over the merits of natural cork, plastic cork and screw cap seals. The book also covers:

A year in the vineyard Some names really fit the bill. The frequent peeps of young pigeons, called squeakers, make them sound just like rubber toys. And baby mice, known as pinkies, really do resemble little fingers. But would you have guessed that baby eels are called flies? Quantity vs. quality

National attitudes and regional characteristics Baby animal names include: Mechanization Cheetah cubs The chemistry and analysis of wine. Goat kids

Beetle grubs The Art and Science of Wine is filled with full color photographs and illustrations. With text that reflects the latestwinemaking technology and discoveries, this lively book is both accessible and highly informative. Pigeon squeakers

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How wine is made, from field to cellar to bottle.

Great wine is a complex blend of nature, art and science. In this updated new edition of a classic book, the how and why of a wine's creation are examined in detail.

Acclaimed wine writers James Halliday and Hugh Johnson analyze the art and science behind the winemaking process. They start with the fundamental role of terroir the complex combination of characteristics that give a wine its personality. The latest developments in pruning and irrigation are then covered, along with the recent emergence of vineyards in cooler regions and the rise of organic wines.

Wine production in the cellar is detailed for nine specific styles, from light-bodied whites to full-bodied reds, along with sweet, sparkling and fortified varieties. The authors present the choices facing vintners at every step. The science of maturation is discussed, along with the industry's raging debate over the merits of natural cork, plastic cork and screw cap seals. The book also covers: A year in the vineyardQuantity vs. qualityNational attitudes and regional characteristicsMechanizationThe chemistry and analysis of wine.

The Art and Science of Wine is filled with full color photographs and illustrations. With text that reflects the latest winemaking technology and discoveries, this lively book is both accessible and highly informative.

Synopsis:

A well-illustrated updated edition of a classic on wine and winemaking. The authors look at all aspects of wine's complexity and personality: including the latest developments in growing, choices vintars make, and detail production for nine wine styles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554072477
Author:
Halliday, James
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Author:
Johnson, Hugh
Subject:
Wine and wine making
Subject:
Wine
Subject:
Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Subject:
Wine and wine making Wine and wine making
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Wines of the World
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised and Rev
Publication Date:
20070231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.64x8.10x.68 in. 1.98 lbs.

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Product details 240 pages Firefly Books - English 9781554072477 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , How wine is made, from field to cellar to bottle.

Great wine is a complex blend of nature, art and science. In this updated new edition of a classic book, the how and why of a wine's creation are examined in detail.

Acclaimed wine writers James Halliday and Hugh Johnson analyze the art and science behind the winemaking process. They start with the fundamental role of terroir the complex combination of characteristics that give a wine its personality. The latest developments in pruning and irrigation are then covered, along with the recent emergence of vineyards in cooler regions and the rise of organic wines.

Wine production in the cellar is detailed for nine specific styles, from light-bodied whites to full-bodied reds, along with sweet, sparkling and fortified varieties. The authors present the choices facing vintners at every step. The science of maturation is discussed, along with the industry's raging debate over the merits of natural cork, plastic cork and screw cap seals. The book also covers: A year in the vineyardQuantity vs. qualityNational attitudes and regional characteristicsMechanizationThe chemistry and analysis of wine.

The Art and Science of Wine is filled with full color photographs and illustrations. With text that reflects the latest winemaking technology and discoveries, this lively book is both accessible and highly informative.

"Synopsis" by , A well-illustrated updated edition of a classic on wine and winemaking. The authors look at all aspects of wine's complexity and personality: including the latest developments in growing, choices vintars make, and detail production for nine wine styles.
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