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About Wine

About Wine - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-1401837112

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ISBN13: 978-1401837112
ISBN10: 1401837115
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2007
International: No

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About Wine - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-1401837112

J. Patrick Henderson and Dellie Rex

ISBN13: 978-1401837112
ISBN10: 1401837115
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

About Wine is a unique resource designed for those who require practical information on how to manage wine and wine sales for restaurants and the hospitality business. Unlike other texts on this subject, this text seeks first to give the reader background information on the origins of wine and how it is produced, and then builds upon this knowledge with information on the wine producing regions of the United States and the World. The numerous variations of wine produced in Europe, North America, and the Southern Hemisphere are presented. Special features of the text include detailed color diagrams and photographs, and useful appendices designed for use as a quick reference or a starting place for more research on topics of interest.

Benefits:

  • A strong section on what wine is and how it is made sets the foundation for learning how to manage wine
  • Detailed color diagrams and photographs throughout keep the text interesting and engaging
  • Practical and detailed knowledge on how to manage wine as a resource sets this text apart from other books on the subject
  • Valuable appendices serve as a quick reference or as a starting place for more research on topics of interest

Table of Contents

Section I - The Basics

Chapter 1: What is Wine?
Chapter 2: The Vineyard - From the Soil to Harvest
Chapter 3: The Winery - From Grapes to Bottle
Chapter 4: Tasting Wines

Section II - Wine Regions of Europe

Chapter 5: France
Chapter 6: Italy
Chapter 7: Spain and Portugal
Chapter 8: Germany
Chapter 9: Other European Regions

Section III - Wine Regions of North America

Chapter 10: California
Chapter 11: Oregon and Washington
Chapter 12: New York State
Chapter 13: Other North American Regions

Section IV - Wines of the Southern Hemisphere

Chapter 14: Australia and New Zealand
Chapter 15: Chile and Argentina
Chapter 16: South Africa

Section V - The Business of Wine

Chapter 17: Selling and Serving Wines
Chapter 18: Developing and Managing a Wine List
Chapter 19: Buying and Cellaring Wines