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Wine : a global history

Author: Marc Millon
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2013.
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The origins of wine go back to the origins of modern humankind and was considered something special, almost divine. The considerable effort, the careful nurturing and cultivation of the grape plant for several years before it is able to bear fruit, the annual cycle of work in the vineyard leading to a single, once-a-year harvest, the careful collection of the grapes and their transport, the pressing of grapes and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Millon
ISBN: 9781780231112 1780231113
OCLC Number: 809978067
Description: 175 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: The wine grape --
Across wine-dark seas : a brief overview of the spread of viticulture --
The great vineyards of Europe --
A world of wine --
From grape to glass --
Final thoughts --
Recipes.
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Marc Millon.

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How did wine surpass all other beverages to achieve global domination? In Wine, Marc Millon travels back to the origins of modern man to find the answer, discovering that this heady drink is  Read more...

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