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1 Johnson, Jugh Wine.
New York Simon & Schuster 1973 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
With line drawings by Owen Wood. [8], 264 pages, 24 color plates, text illustrations, 10 color maps, cloth, DJ, 8-1/2 by 11 inches, very good. Eighth printing. From the dust jacket: "In this extraordinary book, Hugh Johnson, formerly Secretary General of the worldwide Wine and Food Society and editor of Wine & Food, tells everything there is to know about wine. He writes with a fullness of detail and a simplicity of presentation that, as the critics point out, will both delight the connoisseur and give the beginner justifiable confidence in choosing and serving wine for any occasion. SR493A; 264 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Robinson, Jancis Jancis Robinson's Wine Course
New York Abbeville Press 1996 0789202565 / 9780789202567 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
320 pages, well illustrated in color, cloth, DJ, very good. 7 by 10 inches. From Publishers Weekly: "As elegant and meticulously laid out as a posh wine shop, this companion to the BBC series of the same title by Financial Times wine columnist Robinson brims with the kind of facts, advice and trivia that will likely enthrall aspiring oenophiles but may overwhelm dilettantes. Robinson, a congenial raconteur, divides this course into four long chapters, each providing a deep immersion into a different facet of the wine world - and each punctuated by splashy photographs and charts. "Getting the Most Out of Wine" demonstrates how to open, serve and order the stuff; "How Wine is Made" reveals how the grapes are harvested, fermented and bottled; the last chapters catalogue the hundreds of varieties of wine and the world's vineyards, from those in France and Italy to less prominent regions in Argentina, South Africa and New Zealand. The book is bursting with short glossaries and sidebars, addressing the esoteric (wine-scoring systems) and the pragmatic (pronunciation; varieties of corkscrews). A short vintage guide and an index are included." SR165COS ; 320 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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