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Author Robinson, Jancis.

Title The Oxford companion to wine / edited by Jancis Robinson

Edition First edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994

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 MELB  641.22 Rob/Oct  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 1088 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents Alphabetical Entries -- Complete list of controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties -- Vineyard area, wine production, and per capita wine consumption by country -- Fine wine investment in the 1990s -- Guide to vintages
Summary "Including contributions and advice from authorities around the world, Its 3,000 alphabetically arranged entries range from brief entries--What is a blanc de noirs? Where is Chateau Latour?--to fascinating longer essays on the intricacies of wine scoring, wine aging, and the nuances of judging a wine's color, aroma and flavor."--Publishers Description
Analysis Wines
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Grapes -- Varieties.
Viticulture.
Wine and wine making -- Encyclopedias.
Wine and wine making -- Dictionaries.
Wine and wine making -- History.
Wine and wine making.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
LC no. 94026509
ISBN 0198661592 (acid-free)
Other Titles Companion to wine
Wine