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Inventing wine : a new history of one of the world's most ancient pleasures

Author: Paul Lukacs
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the eight thousand year history of wine, chronicling the changes that have taken place in preparation and taste as the ancient world gave way to the scientific, industrial, social, and ideological revolutions of modern times.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Lukacs
ISBN: 9780393064520 0393064522 9780393347074 0393347079
OCLC Number: 824725166
Awards: Winner of Gourmand World Cookbook Awards: Best Book All Categories 2014.
Description: xv, 350 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Paul Lukacs.
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The story of how wine, as enjoyed by millions of people today, came to be.  Read more...

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"Rather than an eternal cultural verity, wine is the product of innovative discontinuities, according to this flavorful history... [Lukacs's] absorbing treatise shows just how much the grape's bounty Read more...

 
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