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Inhaltsangabe: "I can no more think of my own life without thinking of wine and wines and where they grew for me and why I drank them when I did and why I picked the grapes and where I opened the oldest procurable bottles, and all that, than I can remember living before I breathed."
With this remarkable sentence, M.F.K. Fisher opens this abundant book, in which forty-four of the most knowledgeable winemakers and wine authorities explore the achievement of California wine from the Mission days to the present. Fisher's reminiscence on the honest wines she has enjoyed over seven decades is followed by an astute essay by the noted wine critic Hugh Johnson showing how the new style of California winemaking has changed the world's way of thinking about California wine—and California's way of thinking about itself. In other original essays eight winemakers, several historians and wine critics, a gifted cook, a doctor, a plant geneticist, corkscrew and label collectors, and a score of other experts discuss the many dimensions of California wine, give guidance on tasting, and evaluate the wine and wineries.
This lavishly produced volume was set on a Mergenthaler Linotron 202, using a Mergenthaler digital adaptation of Plantin. The jacket and endpapers were printed by Max Strassman, Mastercraft Press, San Francisco, on Thistle Multicolor, a paper manufactured for and distributed by Process Materials Corporation, Rutherford, New Jersey. The book was printed and bound by Kingsport Press, and Arcata Graphics Company, Kingsport, Tennesee. Printing was by offset lithography on a six-color web-fed press. Text paper stock, milled for this book, is Penn Text Laid, 70 pound weight, manufactured by the Penn Tech Mill, Johnsonburg. The book is bound in Buntgewebe 300 binding cloth, made by Vereinigte Goppinger Bamberger Kaliko GmbH of Bamberg, Germany. Book design is by Ernest Born, who drew the large roman numbers in chapter headings and several items of ornamental and geometric character that are found scattered throughout the volume, sometimes in association with incidental illustrations and supportive technical captions.
About the Author: Doris Muscatine writes on food, wine, and cultural history. Her articles have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad. Her books include A Cook's Tour of San Francisco, A Cook's Tour of Rome, and Old San Francisco: The Biography of a City, for which she received an Award of Merit from the city and county of San Francisco. She owns a vineyard in the Napa Valley and has beena home winemaker for a number of years. Maynard A. Amerine, Professor of Ecology Emeritus at the University of California, Davis, and currently a consultant to the Wine Institute, San Francisco, is a worldwide authority on winemaking, a connoisseur and collector of fine wines, and a prolific writer on wine and winemaking. He is the co-author of Dessert, Appetizer and Related Flavored Wines; Wine: An Introduction; and many other books. Bob Thompson is an editor and writer whose boks on wine include The Pocket Encyclopedia of California Wine, California Wine Country, and The California Wine Book (with Hugh Johnson). He worked in the public relations office of the Wine Institute from 1966 to 1968 and wrote a weekly column for the San Francisco Examiner from 1970 to 1978.
Titel: Book of California Wine
Verlag: University of California Press / Sotheby Publications
Auflage: First Printing
Buchbeschreibung University of California Press, 1984. Buchzustand: Fair. New edition. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP60897136
Buchbeschreibung University of California Press, 1984. Buchzustand: Good. New edition. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP90048324
Buchbeschreibung University of California Press. Hardcover. Buchzustand: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2786182315
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Buchbeschreibung University of California Press. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 0520050851 Book is very clean. Crisp pages. Tight binding. Appears unread. Dusty edges. Good reading copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers M5Y-JHHT-4269