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Hugh Johnson Pocket Wine 2021

Book of Hugh Johnson Pocket Wine 2021
Hugh Johnson Pocket Wine 2021 is book by N.a, publish by Mitchell Beazley with 336 pages. You can read book online free by subscribe to Kindle Unlimited or direct download from the alternative source.
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Mitchell Beazley
  • Isbn : : 1784727369
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles

The world's best-selling annual wine guide. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 44th year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This latest edition of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book includes a colour supplement on terroir.

Thomas Jefferson on Wine

Book of Thomas Jefferson on Wine
  • Author : John R. Hailman
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Isbn : : 1604731389
  • Pages : 457
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography

A connoisseur's compendium of a great American's passion for fine wine

Port and the Douro

Book of Port and the Douro
  • Author : Richard Mayson
  • Publisher : Infinite Ideas
  • Isbn : : 1910902950
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Cooking

Richard Mayson’s award-winning Port and the Douro, first published in 1999, has become a classic over the last 20 years. In this comprehensively updated fourth edition he reminds us why Port is a drink that continues to fascinate wine-lovers and win new fans. The last 45 years, since the end of the dictatorship in 1974, have seen vast transformations in the Port world, from labour-saving technology in field and cellar, to advances in sales reach, especially since Portugal’s formal entry into the EU in 1986, and ongoing changes in the way the industry is managed and regulated. To begin with, Mayson provides a history of Port, from the beginnings of viticulture in Roman times to the present day. The vineyards and their vines as well as the quintas where they are cultivated are thoroughly explored, followed by an explanation of Port production, both traditional and modern. A short introduction to Port types prepares the reader for a detailed assessment of vintages from 1960–2017, some of which have been tasted afresh for this edition; notable vintages (both exceptional and poor) dating back as far as 1844 are also included. The structure of the Port trade remains in flux, and so the chapter on the shippers reflects recent changes in fortune and ownership. Douro wine, which pre-dates its fortified cousin and has seen its revival accelerate over the last 20 years, receives an entire chapter to itself. Finally, for those wishing to visit the region, there are some ideas on what to do and where to stay. Peppered throughout with anecdotes, potted biographies of those who shaped the industry and insights into quirks of the trade, this extensive and engaging guide to Port is an essential book for any wine enthusiast’s library.

Gary Vaynerchuk's 101 Wines

Book of Gary Vaynerchuk's 101 Wines
  • Author : Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Isbn : : 1605299197
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Cooking

Millions have logged onto Gary Vaynerchuk's Wine Library TV—watching him boldly and unconventionally rate hundreds of wines. Viewers are attracted to his youthful energy, unique voice, and often outrageous descriptions. Now, in Gary Vaynerchuk's 101 Wines, Vaynerchuk reveals his first ranked list of the most exciting and tantalizing spirits he has sampled while traveling the globe. Deeming himself "the wine guy for the average Joe," Vaynerchuk avoids the pomposity of traditional educators. Unlike wine guides that lack animation and lecture rather than inspire, 101 Wines shows you how to develop the necessary go-drink-wine attitude. Vaynerchuk encourages you to trust your own palate—stressing that your love of a certain wine makes it good regardless of what the experts or the price on the bottle say. Vaynerchuk's recommendations span a wide range of prices, nations, grapes, and styles—allowing everyone from novices to connoisseurs to expand their wine horizons. Unlock the secret to why Vaynerchuk labels wines "From Ruins to Riches," "Red with Fish," and "Not Your Father's Spumante." Discover wines that taste like ones 10 times their price. Read as Vaynerchuk illuminates his top choices with vivid terminology such as "Bring the Thunder" and "Riding the Rainbow." Demystify conventions that once limited your wine-tasting desires. Journey through wine styles and break down barriers with his technical notes and stories behind the vintage. Smile as you realize you too can become a wine aficionado. With your newfound knowledge, you will out-entertain and enlighten your friends, host extraordinary parties and treat your taste buds to an exhilarating ride. So if you are ready to become a "Vayniac"—one devoted to selecting wines based on Vaynerchuk's innovative principles—grab that corkscrew because a wine sampling adventure like no other awaits.

Wine for Normal People

Book of Wine for Normal People
  • Author : Elizabeth Schneider
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Isbn : : 1452171416
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Cooking

This is a fun but respectful (and very comprehensive) guide to everything you ever wanted to know about wine from the creator and host of the popular podcast Wine for Normal People, described by Imbibe magazine as "a wine podcast for the people." More than 60,000 listeners tune in every month to learn a not-snobby wine vocabulary, how and where to buy wine, how to read a wine label, how to smell, swirl, and taste wine, and so much more! Rich with charts, maps, and lists—and the author's deep knowledge and unpretentious delivery—this vividly illustrated, down-to-earth handbook is a must-have resource for millennials starting to buy, boomers who suddenly have the time and money to hone their appreciation, and anyone seeking a relatable introduction to the world of wine.

Wine Folly

Book of Wine Folly
  • Author : Madeline Puckette
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : : 0525536485
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Cooking

The best introductory book on wine to come along in years” (The Washington Post) from the creators of the award-winning Wine Folly website Red or white? Cabernet or merlot? Light or bold? What to pair with food? Drinking great wine isn’t hard, but finding great wine does require a deeper understanding of the fundamentals. Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine will help you make sense of it all in a unique infographic wine book. Designed by the creators of the Wine Folly website, which has won Wine Blogger of the Year from the International Wine & Spirits Competition, this book combines sleek, modern information design with data visualization and gives readers pragmatic answers to all their wine questions, including: • Detailed taste profiles of popular and under-the-radar wines. • A guide to pairing food and wine. • A wine-region section with detailed maps. • Practical tips and tricks for serving wine. • Methods for tasting wine and identifying flavors. Packed with information and encouragement, Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine will empower your decision-making with practical knowledge and give you confidence at the table.

Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion

Book of Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion
  • Author : Dorothy J. Gaiter,John Brecher
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Isbn : : 9780061757570
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Cooking

Choosing a bottle of wine should be fun, not frightening. After all, one of the most important elements of enjoying wine is not so much the vintage or the vineyard but the occasion on which it is enjoyed. In their new book, Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion, Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher, authors of the popular weekly "Tastings" column in the Wall Street Journal, give you the kind of honest, accessible wine information that is hard to find. In Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion, Dottie and John, as they are known to their fans, answer the most frequently asked questions about what wine to drink on specific occasions. They cover all the bases: What wine should I put away for my newborn's twenty-first birthday? What wine is best with Thanksgiving turkey? They also suggest ways in which wine can make every day a little bit more of an occasion -- how to throw a wine tasting, how to start a wine-tasting group, even how to add wine to your tailgating party. And they share scores of tips from people like you. Chapters include lists of specific wines and provide readers with suggestions for choosing Champagne to ring in the New Year and for chilled whites (and even reds) to drink in the summer. There is no stodginess about vintages and there are no numbered ratings. Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion gives you simple, straightforward advice to help you choose the best wines for life's best moments. As Dottie and John say, "The problem with most wine books is that they are about wine. Our book is about life." So raise your glass to Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion. And drink to life.

Shadows in the Vineyard

Book of Shadows in the Vineyard
  • Author : Maximillian Potter
  • Publisher : Twelve
  • Isbn : : 1455516082
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Travel

Amazon Best Book of the Month, July 2014 Journalist Maximillian Potter uncovers a fascinating plot to destroy the vines of La Romanée-Conti, Burgundy's finest and most expensive wine. In January 2010, Aubert de Villaine, the famed proprietor of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the tiny, storied vineyard that produces the most expensive, exquisite wines in the world, received an anonymous note threatening the destruction of his priceless vines by poison-a crime that in the world of high-end wine is akin to murder-unless he paid a one million euro ransom. Villaine believed it to be a sick joke, but that proved a fatal miscalculation and the crime shocked this fabled region of France. The sinister story that Vanity Fair journalist Maximillian Potter uncovered would lead to a sting operation by some of France's top detectives, the primary suspect's suicide, and a dramatic investigation. This botanical crime threatened to destroy the fiercely traditional culture surrounding the world's greatest wine. SHADOWS IN THE VINEYARD takes us deep into a captivating world full of fascinating characters, small-town French politics, an unforgettable narrative, and a local culture defined by the twinned veins of excess and vitality and the deep reverent attention to the land that runs through it.

Self-Portrait with Russian Piano

Book of Self-Portrait with Russian Piano
  • Author : Wolf Wondratschek
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Isbn : : 0374720274
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction

A legendary literary figure who initiated a one-man Beat Generation in his native Germany, Wolf Wondratschek “is eccentric, monomaniacal, romantic—his texts are imbued with a wonderful, reckless nonchalance.”* Now, he tells a story of a man looking back on his life in an honest Portrait of the Artist as an Old Man. Vienna is an uncanny, magical, and sometimes brutally alienating city. The past lives on in the cafes where lost souls come to kill time and hash over the bygone glories of the twentieth century—or maybe just a recent love affair. Here, in one of these cafes, an anonymous narrator meets a strange character, “like someone out of a novel”: a decrepit old Russian named Suvorin. A Soviet pianist of international renown, Suvorin committed career suicide when he developed a violent distaste for the sound of applause. This eccentric gentleman—sometimes charming, sometimes sulky, sometimes disconcertingly frank—knows the end of his life is approaching, and allows himself to be convinced to tell his life story. Over a series of coffee dates, punctuated by confessions, anecdotes, and rages—and by the narrator’s schemes to keep his quarry talking—a strained friendship develops between the two men, and it soon becomes difficult to tell who is more dependent on whom. Rhapsodic and melancholic, with shades of Vladimir Nabokov, W. G. Sebald, Hans Keilson, and Thomas Bernhard, Wolf Wondratschek's Self-Portrait with Russian Piano is a literary sonata circling the eternal question of whether beauty, music, and passion are worth the sacrifices some people are compelled to make for them. “A romantic in a madhouse. To let Wondratschek’s voice be drowned in the babble of today’s literature would be a colossal mistake.” —*Patrick Süskind, international bestselling author of Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Moon Lisbon & Beyond

Book of Moon Lisbon & Beyond
  • Author : Carrie-Marie Bratley
  • Publisher : Moon Travel
  • Isbn : : 1640493387
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Travel

From the vibrant azulejo tiles and colorful rooftops to the warm, golden coastline, get to know the charming City of Seven Hills with Moon Lisbon & Beyond. Explore In and Around the City: Wander Lisbon's most interesting neighborhoods, like Chiado, Castelo, Bairro Alto, and Belém, and nearby regions, including the Setúbal Peninsula, the Portuguese Riviera, and the Costa da Caparica Go at Your Own Pace: Choose from over a dozen flexible itinerary options designed for foodies, beach-goers, history buffs, art lovers, and more, or customize your own adventure with recommendations for food, festivals and events, sights, and activities Get Outside the City: Venture through the fascinating Chapel of Bones in Évora, go surfing in Nazaré, relax by the tranquil river in Tomar, and sip the local cherry liqueur in Óbidos See the Sights: Hop on Tram 28 to explore the hilly capital, wander through 11th century castles, shop for artisan treasures at a local flea market, or soak up the vibrant colors of Lisbon's famous tiles at the Museu Nacional do Azulejo Savor the Flavors: Enjoy mouthwatering pasteis de Belém, order fresh grilled sardines at an outdoor bar, and people-watch as you snack on local cheese and charcuterie Experience the Nightlife: Catch a traditional folk music show in a neighborhood fado house, chat with locals over a pint in neighborhood pub, and sample delicious regional vintages at a chic wine bar Get to Know the Real Lisbon: Follow suggestions from Portugal transplant Carrie-Marie Bratley on supporting local businesses and avoiding crowds Full-Color Photos and Detailed Maps Handy Tools: Background information on Portugal's history and culture, plus tips on ethical travel, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get around Day trip itineraries, favorite local spots, and strategies to skip the crowds: Take your time with Moon Lisbon & Beyond. Exploring more of Europe? Check out Moon Venice & Beyond or Moon Barcelona & Beyond.

Save Me

Book of Save Me
  • Author : Lisa Scottoline
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Isbn : : 9781429959797
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction

From the New York Times bestselling author of Think Twice and Look Again comes an emotionally powerful novel about a split-second choice, agonizing consequences, and the need for justice Rose McKenna volunteers as a lunch mom in her daughter Melly's school in order to keep an eye on Amanda, a mean girl who's been bullying her daughter. Her fears come true when the bullying begins, sending Melly to the bathroom in tears. Just as Rose is about to follow after her daughter, a massive explosion goes off in the kitchen, sending the room into chaos. Rose finds herself faced with the horrifying decision of whether or not to run to the bathroom to rescue her daughter or usher Amanda to safety. She believes she has accomplished both, only to discover that Amanda, for an unknown reason, ran back into the school once out of Rose's sight. In an instance, Rose goes from hero to villain as the small community blames Amanda's injuries on her. In the days that follow, Rose's life starts to fall to pieces, Amanda's mother decides to sue, her marriage is put to the test, and worse, when her daughter returns to school, the bullying only intensifies. Rose must take matters into her own hands and get down to the truth of what really happened that fateful day in order to save herself, her marriage and her family. In the way that Look Again had readers questioning everything they thought they knew about family, Save Me will have readers wondering just how far they would go to save the ones they love. Lisa Scottoline is writing about real issues that resonate with real women, and the results are emotional, heartbreaking and honest.

The Great Gatsby (with Audio & Text)

Book of The Great Gatsby (with Audio & Text)
  • Author : F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Publisher : East West Studio
  • Isbn : :
  • Pages : 500
  • Category : Fiction

The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West and East Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922. The story primarily concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic passion and obsession for the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan. The Great Gatsby explores themes of decadence, idealism, resistance to change, social upheaval, and excess, creating a portrait of the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties that has been described as a cautionary tale regarding the American Dream. Set on the prosperous Long Island of 1922, The Great Gatsby provides a critical social history of America during the Roaring Twenties within its fictional narrative. That era, known for profound economic prosperity, the development of jazz music flapper culture, new technologies in communication (motion pictures, broadcast radio, recorded music) forging a genuine mass culture; and bootlegging, along with other criminal activity, is plausibly depicted in Fitzgerald's novel. Fitzgerald uses many of these societal developments of the 1920s that were to build Gatsby's stories from many of the simple details like automobiles to broader themes like Fitzgerald's discreet allusions to the organized crime culture which was the source of Gatsby's fortune. Fitzgerald depicts the garish society of the Roaring Twenties by placing the book's plotline within the historical context of the era.

Moon Portugal

Book of Moon Portugal
  • Author : Carrie-Marie Bratley
  • Publisher : Moon Travel
  • Isbn : : 1640491821
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Travel

From trendy cities to classic fishing villages, soak up the romance of this charming country with Moon Portugal. Inside you'll find: Strategic, flexible itineraries including a ten-day tour of the best of Portugal and two days in Lisbon, designed for foodies, art lovers, history buffs, and more Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Relax on a beach sipping vinho verde and snacking on freshly grilled sardines (a Portuguese classic!). Shop for hand-painted tiles or authentic leather goods, visit the famous Port wine cellars, or browse contemporary galleries and museums along Lisbon's cosmopolitan avenues. Savor a romantic meal on cobblestone esplanades and catch a traditional fado show in an intimate bar. Explore the Roman ruins in Évora, trek majestic mountain ranges, cruise the Sado River, or soak in a volcanic hot spring Trusted advice from long-time Portugal resident Carrie-Marie Bratley Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on Portugal's landscape, history, and cultural customs In-depth coverage of Lisbon, the Algarve, the Alentejo, Porto and Northern Portugal, Coimbra and Central Portugal, and the Azores and Madeira Handy tools such as visa information, a Portuguese phrasebook, and tips for traveling with children or as a senior With Moon Portugal's practical tips and local insight, you can plan your trip your way. Seeing more of the Iberian Peninsula? Check out Moon Barcelona & Madrid or Moon Barcelona Walks.

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine 2020

Book of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine 2020
  • Author : Hugh Johnson
  • Publisher : Octopus Books
  • Isbn : : 1784726451
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles

The world's best-selling annual wine guide Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 43rd year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This latest edition of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book includes a colour supplement on 'Wine Flavour: How, What, Why?'

Great British Puddings

Book of Great British Puddings
  • Author : The Pudding Club
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn : : 1448148987
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Cooking

Please be upstanding, ladies and gentlemen, for the greatest puddings that this fair land has to offer! Celebrating the gooiest, yummiest, sweetest treats that made Britain great, this new cookbook lets you in on the secrets of the best desserts in the country. From steamed sponges (chestnut and chocolate pudding) to classic crumbles (apple, blackberry and cinnamon), forgotten creations such as Lord Randall's pudding and school dinner favourites like jam roly poly, through chocoholic delights to perfect rice pudding and vintage Christmas pudding, this book is a genuine pud-lover's delight. With 150 foolproof, tried-and-tested dessert recipes, plus easy instructions and colour photographs, this is the essential pudding cookbook from the real experts.

What to Drink with What You Eat

Book of What to Drink with What You Eat
  • Author : Andrew Dornenburg,Karen Page
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Isbn : : 0316077976
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Cooking

!--StartFragment--Winner of the 2007 IACP Cookbook of the Year Award Winner of the 2007 IACP Cookbook Award for Best Book on Wine, Beer or Spirits Winner of the 2006 Georges Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year Award Winner of the 2006 Gourmand World Cookbook Award - U.S. for Best Book on Matching Food and Wine !--EndFragment-- Prepared by a James Beard Award-winning author team, "What to Drink with What You Eat" provides the most comprehensive guide to matching food and drink ever compiled--complete with practical advice from the best wine stewards and chefs in America. 70 full-color photos.

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine

Book of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine
  • Author : Hugh Johnson
  • Publisher : Mitchell Beazley
  • Isbn : : 1784725617
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 42nd year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This new edition also contains a special supplement on Organic, Natural and Biodynamic wines.

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine

Book of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine
  • Author : Hugh Johnson
  • Publisher : Mitchell Beazley
  • Isbn : : 1784722944
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Cooking

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 41st year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This new edition also contains a colour supplement on Syrah and Garnacha grapes.

Offbeat

Book of Offbeat
  • Author : David Amram
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : : 1317255275
  • Pages : 356
  • Category : Social Science

David Amram has been described as "the Renaissance man of American Music." His musical career has spanned participating with Jack Kerouac in the original jazz-poetry reading in 1957 in Greenwich Village to being honored as the first Composer-in-Residence for the New York Philharmonic and to playing in Farm Aid concerts. He's performed with an incredible variety of musical greats, such as Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, Willie Nelson, and and Tito Puente, and he continues to compose and tour nationally. Now available in paperback, following the 50th anniversary of the publication of Kerouac's classic On The Road, Offbeat is the rollicking story of this legendary musician and his adventures with his close friend Jack Kerouac. Amram and Kerouac shared a relationship based on creativity, respect, and fun, and Offbeat offers the reader a full share of each. This wonderful memoir takes the reader from the coffee houses of New York to the San Francisco Opera House and into the making of the now-classic film Pull My Daisy. Offbeat is Amram's energetic and heartfelt account of Kerouac and the creative community of artists-including Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Langston Hughes, and Neal and Carolyn Cassady-that courageously explored their creative potential and, in doing so, changed American culture forever.

Totally Coffee Cookbook

Book of Totally Coffee Cookbook
  • Author : Helene Siegel,Karen Gillingham
  • Publisher : Celestial Arts
  • Isbn : : 0804153000
  • Pages : 96
  • Category : Cooking

Mochas and frappes, cookies and cakes, and even sauces and meat – no matter your preference, there are plenty of ways for coffee-lovers to get their fix in this handy pocket-size cookbook. Totally Coffee Cookbook will fill your kitchen with the comforting aroma of freshly baked cookies and muffins, the caffeinated kick of brewing coffee, or the spicy scent of Mexican mole.