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Notes on a cellar-book

Author: George Saintsbury; Thomas Pinney
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Including tasting notes, menus, and opinions, this work contains anecdotes and recollections of wines and spirits consumed - from the heights of Romanee-Conti to the simple pleasures of beer, flip,  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Saintsbury; Thomas Pinney
ISBN: 9780520253520 0520253523
OCLC Number: 181517204
Description: viii, 348 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: George Saintsbury and Notes on a Cellar-Book 1 --
Note to Third Edition 36 --
I Origins 43 --
II Sherry and Madeira 53 --
III Port 64 --
IV Claret and Burgundy 77 --
V Champagne and Other French White Wines 90 --
VI Hock, Moselle and the Rest 99 --
VII Spirits-Hollands and Whisky 114 --
VIII Spirits-Brandy, Rum and Gin, with Some Exotic Things 125 --
IX Liqueurs 136 --
X Beer, Cider, Etc. 148 --
XI "Mixed Liquors" 156 --
XII Bottles and Glasses 164 --
XIII Cellar Arrangements 173 --
Conclusio ad Diversos: (With a Few Barmecide Invitations) 181 --
Appendix Other Writings on Wine and Spirits by Saintsbury --
A Sentimental Cellar, The Yellow Book, April 1894 207 --
The Bounties of Bacchus, Athenaeum 21 November 1919 213 --
"White," A Scrap Book, 1922 219 --
"Obrian," A Scrap Book, 1922 221 --
Le Temps Jadis: Wallet II, A Second Scrap Book, 1923 223 --
The Order of Drinks, A Second Scrap Book, 1923 229 --
The Qualities of Wine, Morning Post, 22 May 1923 234 --
The Cellar, The Book of the Queen's Dolls' House, 1924 238 --
Le Temps Jadis; Wallet V., 90's and Later, A Last Scrap Book, 1924 246.
Responsibility: George Saintsbury ; edited and annotated by Thomas Pinney.
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"An indispensable read... Saintsbury's thoughtful love of drink comes through clearly." SF Chronicle 20081128 As much a model for wine writing as ... an historical document revealing how wines were Read more...

 
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