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The University of California/Sotheby book of California wine

Author: Doris Muscatine; Maynard A Amerine; Bob Thompson; University of California, Berkeley.; Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
Publisher: Berkeley, Los Angeles : University of California Press ; London : Sotheby Publications, 1984.
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A compilation of fifty-three articles on the history and making of California wine by forty-four authors.

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Muscatine; Maynard A Amerine; Bob Thompson; University of California, Berkeley.; Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
ISBN: 0520050851 9780520050853 0856671851 9780856671852
OCLC Number: 9684533
Notes: Half title: Book of California wine.
Includes index.
Description: xxxviii, 615 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsForeword, by Doris MuscatineList of IllustrationsPreface: Wine is Life, by M.F.K. FisherEssay: California Wine: An International View, by Hugh JohnsonHISTORY: FROM THE MISSIONS TO PROHIBITION1. The Early Days in Southern California, by Thomas Pinney2. Alta California's First vintage, by Roy Brady3. The Gold Rush Era, by Thomas Pinney4. Note: The Contributions of the Chinese, by Jack Chen5. Those Who Worked the Land, by Sue Eileen Hayes6. Northern California from Haraszthy to the Beginnings of Prohibition, by John N. HutchinsonHISTORY: FROM PROHIBITION TO THE PRESENT DAY1. The Volstead Act, Rebirth, and Boom, by Ruth Teiser and Catherine Harroun2. Note: Home Winemaking, by Ruth Teiser and Catherine HarrounGEOGRAPHY, CLIMATE, AND VINTAGES1. The Vine and its Environments, by Maynard A. Amerine and Philip M. Wagner2. The Vintages of California, by Bob ThompsonCULTIVATING THE VINE IN CALIFORNIA1. Grape Varieties, by Amand N. Kasimatis2. The Science of Growing Grapes, by Zelma Long3. Genetic Engineering, by Carole P. MeredithWINEMAKING STYLES AND TECHNIQUES1. A Winemaking Primer, by Bob Thompson2. The Vinification of Fine Wine, by Walter Schug3. Note: Bottles, by Dan Berger4. Note: Corks, by Dan Berger5. Enological and Technological Developments, by Zelma Long6. Note: The Earliest Barrels, by Walter Horn and Ernest Born7. Note: Barrels in Modern Winemaking, by Timothy J. MondaviSOME REFLECTIONS ON THE WINES1. Cabernet Sauvignon, by Gerald Asher2. Pinot Noir, by Forrest R. Tancer3. Zinfandel, by Paul Draper4. Other Red Wines, by the Editors5. Chardonnay, by Eleanor McCrea6. Sauvignon Blanc, by Jean R. White7. Other White Wines, by the Editors8. Sparkling Wines, by Jack L. Davies9. Dessert Wines, by Darrell F. Corti10. Fruit, Berry, and Other Wines, by Doris Muscatine11. Note: Altar Wines, by Thomas D. Terry, S.J.ART, ARTIFACTS, AND SOCIETIES1. The Literature of California Wine, by Roy Brady2. Note: The Wine Museum of San Francisco, by Doris Muscatine3. Note: The Art of the Label, by David lance goines, Adrian Wilson, and Andrew Hoyem4. Understanding a California Label, by Doris Muscatine5. Collecting Wine Labels, by Roy Brady6. Note: Corkscrews, by Brother Timothy Diener, F.S.C.7. Social Organizations, by Paul Scholten, M.D.8. Note: Tasting Groups, by John Bender9. Note: The Zinfandel Club of London, by Mark Savage10. Note: Wine as Art, by William B. FretterMEDICAL VALUES AND ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES1. Medical and Therapeutic Values, by William J. Dickerson, M.D.2. The Economics of Wine in California b Kirby Moulton3. Note: Extravaganzas, by Doris MuscatineTHE LEGAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA WINE, by James M. Seff and John F. CooneyAPPRECIATIONS AND EVALUATIONS1. Sensory Evaluation, or How to Taste Wine, by Maynard A. Amerine2. Note: Popular Courses in Wine Appreciation, by James Lapsley3. Secrets of Wine Tasting, by Roy Brady4. Note: Wine with Food, by Harvey Steiman5. Note: Memorable Menus, by Alice Waters6. The Critics Look at California Wines, by Bob ThompsonA Wine Glossary, by Doris MuscatineSelect BibliographyNotes on ContributorsIndex
Other Titles: Book of California wine.
Responsibility: editors, Doris Muscatine, Maynard A. Amerine, Bob Thompson.
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