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Author O'Keefe, Kerin, 1965- author

Title Barolo and Barbaresco : the king and queen of Italian wine / Kerin O'Keefe
Published Oakland, California : University of California Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (364 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents Cover; Subvention; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction: Barolo and Barbaresco, the Pride of Piedmont; Part One: The Place, the Grape, the History, and the Wine; 1 The Ancient Origins of the Langhe Hills; 2 Noble Nebbiolo; 3 The King of Wines, the Wine of Kings; 4 The Barolo Wars and Their Effect on Both Denominations; 5 Expansion, Subzones, and the Future of Barolo and Barbaresco; Part Two: Profiles of Key Barolo Producers by Village; 6 Barolo and Novello; 7 Castiglione Falletto; 8 Serralunga d'Alba; 9 La Morra and Cherasco
10 Monforte d'Alba11 Verduno, Grinzane Cavour, Roddi, and Diano d'Alba; Part Three: Profiles of Key Barbaresco Producers by Village; 12 Barbaresco: From Domizio Cavazza to Subzones; 13 (Village of) Barbaresco; 14 Neive; 15 Treiso and San Rocco Seno d'Elvio; 16 Wineries in Alba and outside of Barolo/Barbaresco Villages; Appendix A. Vintage Guide to Barolo and Barbaresco; Appendix B. Barolo and Barbaresco at a Glance; Notes; Acknowledgments; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Summary Following on the success of her books on Brunello di Montalcino, renowned author and wine critic Kerin O'Keefe takes readers on a historic and in-depth journey to discover Barolo and Barbaresco, two of Italy's most fascinating and storied wines. In this groundbreaking new book, O'Keefe gives a comprehensive overview of the stunning side-by-side growing areas of these two world-class wines that are separated only by the city of Alba and profiles a number of the fiercely individualistic winemakers who create structured yet elegant and complex wines of remarkable depth from Italy's most noble gra
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Barbaresco (Wine) -- Italy.
Barolo (Wine) -- Italy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 052095923X (electronic bk.)
9780520959231 (electronic bk.)