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Wine : from Neolithic times to the 21st century

Author: Stefan K Estreicher
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of wine, one of the foundations of Western civilization, is the story of religion, medicine, science, war, discovery and dream. The essential historical background and the key developments in the history of wine through the ages are outlined in this compact, engaging, easy-to-read and well-illustrated text, with lists of top vintages. For thousands of years wine mixed with water was the safe drink. It was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Estreicher, Stefan K., 1952-
Wine.
New York : Algora Pub., ©2006
(DLC) 2006022780
(OCoLC)70483419
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan K Estreicher
ISBN: 9780875864785 0875864783 1281398209 9781281398208
OCLC Number: 123309040
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 186 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: WINE:; From Neolithic Times; to; the 21st Century; WINE:; From Neolithic Times; to; the 21st Century; Stefan K. Estreicher; Table of Contents; Foreword; Chapter 1. In the Beginning ... ; Chapter 2. Wine in Egypt, Greece and Rome; Chapter 3. Dark ages, light wines; Chapter 4. From the Renaissance to World War II: Europe; Chapter 5. From the Renaissance to World War II: The New Worlds; Chapter 6. Modern Wines; Chapter 7. Final Thoughts; Appendix A: Cuvées des Hospices de Beaune; Appendix B: French classifications of Bordeaux wines; Appendix C: Modern classifications. Appendix D: Grand Crus of Alsace, Burgundy, ChablisBibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Stefan K. Estreicher.
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The story of wine, one of the foundations of Western civilization, is the story of religion, medicine, science, war, discovery and dream. The essential historical background and the key developments in the history of wine through the ages are outlined in this compact, engaging, easy-to-read and well-illustrated text, with lists of top vintages. For thousands of years wine mixed with water was the safe drink. It was a key ingredient of medications. The antiseptic properties of the alcohol it contains saved lives. Wine was associated with many religious rituals, some of which survive today. The.

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