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Wine : a cultural history

Author: John L Varriano; Mount Holyoke College. Art Museum.; University of Rochester. Memorial Art Gallery.
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wine: A Cultural History is a beautifully illustrated account of the story of wine, from ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia to the new world today. John Varriano examines how wine is made, and how it  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Varriano, John L.
Wine.
London : Reaktion Books, 2010
(OCoLC)664325648
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John L Varriano; Mount Holyoke College. Art Museum.; University of Rochester. Memorial Art Gallery.
ISBN: 9781861898869 186189886X
OCLC Number: 726745701
Description: 1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: The origins of wine --
Wine in ancient Greece --
Roman wine --
Wine in the Middle Ages --
Renaissance wine --
The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries --
Modern wine --
Outside the Western tradition.
Other Titles: Wine and spirit--rituals, remedies, and revelry.
Responsibility: John Varriano.

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'Varriano's beautifully illustrated and detailed study shows how wine has inspired us in art, literature and religion. It is the perfect drinking companion.' - The Guardian 'Those who have Read more...

 
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