9782361951399

Unusual Wines

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  • ISBN13:

    9782361951399

  • ISBN10:

    2361951398

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2016-05-07
  • Publisher: Jonglez Publishing

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Summary

Volcanic vineyards listed as UNESCO World Heritage, a “peace wine” blending over 600 varieties from around the world, vines standing 15 metres tall in Italy and Portugal, ice wines from Quebec, a wine from the Gobi desert, Taiwan's huge yields, harvesting on 31 December, classical music among the vines, a Bordeaux made with dry ice, a sparkling wine for disgorging at home …
This book features the viticultural techniques of many countries; they are far enough off the radar to delight anyone who loves originality and hates standardization.
The book covers eight topics:
• Climates • Terroirs
• Grape varieties • Work in the vineyard
• Winemaking • Colour
• Ageing • Packaging

Author Biography

Pierrick Bourgault (winner of the 2013 Grand Prix of the Association Française des Journalistes Agricoles) has spent twenty years travelling the world in a quest to unearth dozens of unusual wines. His guide ranges from conventional practices explained in an informative way to the least-known expertise and techniques.

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