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The Great Vintage Wine Book, Broadbent, Michael
1 The Great Vintage Wine Book
Broadbent, Michael
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1980 0394510992 / 9780394510996 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean unfaded dark green boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, clean black cloth spine with bright gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slightest hint of wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A unique work reflecting a lifetime's study of fine wine by one of the world's foremost wine experts. A list of great wines and great vintages that will probably never be rivaled -- the fading glories of the ancient classics (wines going back as far as 1653), first-hand accounts of an astonishing number of Bordeaux wines both red and white, extensive notes on old burgundies, hock, port, champagne, sherry and madeira, and other rare wines. 017710

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2 The New Great Vintage Wine Book
Broadbent, Michael
New York Knopf 1991 0679405062 / 9780679405061 Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean solid book in original dust jacket. Black faux leather boards with stamped gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Large book (approx. 8" x 10") 455 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has fading to background on spine and top front edge, very small price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024378

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Wines of California, the Pacific Northwest and New York, De Groot, Roy Andries
3 The Wines of California, the Pacific Northwest and New York
De Groot, Roy Andries
New York Summit Books 1982 0671400495 / 9780671400491 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards, green cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright (some dust speckling to text block fore-edges), with clean yellow-gold endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps. 463 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025851

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California Wine Country: Cooking Secrets - Napa/Sonoma, Gerstl, Lorraine and Colleen Olis
4 California Wine Country: Cooking Secrets - Napa/Sonoma
Gerstl, Lorraine and Colleen Olis
Monterey, California Bon Vivant Press 2000 1883214300 / 9781883214302 Hardcover Fine 
As new softcover book. Very clean, no creasing, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs of wineries in the Napa and Sonoma areas of California. Wonderful recipes utilizing and/or pairing with great wines. 288 pages. "Great wine brings out the best in great food. California Wine Country Cooking Secrets brings out the best in both." - Thomas Walton, Editor, The Toledo Blade 024394

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass, Goode, Jamie
5 The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass
Goode, Jamie
University Of California Press 2005 0520248007 / 9780520248007 First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unworn dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 217 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025855

Price: 35.00 USD
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Anything but Chardonnay: A Guide to the Other Grapes, Haddad, Laura Holmes
6 Anything but Chardonnay: A Guide to the Other Grapes
Haddad, Laura Holmes
New York Stewart, Tabori & Chang (Harry N. Abrams) 2008 1584796618 / 9781584796619 First Printing Paperback Near Fine 
First printing with full number line on copyright page. Very clean softcover book with French flaps, size approx. 7-3/4" x 9-1/2". Corner price clip to front inside flap. No creasing, chipping or fading. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 144 pages. A delightful, well-written book on all the varieties of wines you should be trying -- besides chardonnay! Organized by the the basic types of wine: red, white, bubbly and dessert. Clear descriptions of each grape and the types of wines made from it. Includes recipes for wine-friendly dishes, splashes of fascinating wine trivia. 025852

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Wine Country: A History of Napa Valley - The Early Years 1838-1920, Heintz, William
7 Wine Country: A History of Napa Valley - The Early Years 1838-1920
Heintz, William
Santa Barbara, California Capra Press 1990 0884963160 / 9780884963165 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, black and white photographs. 333 pages. DDust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An authoritative history of the grape and wine industry in the Napa Valley, with Foreword by Brother Timothy, Cellarmaster for Christian Brothers. 025847

Price: 22.00 USD
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The World Atlas of Wine, Hugh Johnson; Jancis Robinson
8 The World Atlas of Wine
Hugh Johnson; Jancis Robinson
Mitchell Beazley 2001 1840003324 / 9781840003321 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing (with full number line) of the completely Revised Fifth Edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Large book - approx. size: 9-1/2" x 12". Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with maps, color photographs, wine label images. 320 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (original price 50US), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025983

Price: 30.00 USD
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DESERT ISLAND WINE, Lambert, Gocs, Miles
9 DESERT ISLAND WINE
Lambert, Gocs, Miles
Williamsburg, Virginia Ambeli Press 2007 1934259012 / 9781934259016 First Edition, First Printing Paperback Fine Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Clean bright trade paperback with no creasing or chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "To Tom Pellechia, Hoping that you'll have many chuckles from these pages - Miles Lambert-Gocos." 190 pages. 025860

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The Backyard Vintner: An Enthusiast's Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Wine at Home, Law, Jim
10 The Backyard Vintner: An Enthusiast's Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Wine at Home
Law, Jim
Quarry Books 2005 1592531989 / 9781592531981 First Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean trade paperback - size approx. 8" x 10". Clean bright cover, no chipping, creasing or fading. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 176 pages. Inspiring photographs and how-to illustrations that demonstrate techniques for growing grapes and making wine. Guides to which types of grapes that will grow best in your climate; tips on determing what kind of soil you have and which grapes are best suited to it; ideas on making, storing and appreciating wines for readers at both the professioanl and non-professional level. 026297

Price: 14.00 USD
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Alexis Lichine's Guide to the Wines and Vineyards of France, Lichine, Alexis
11 Alexis Lichine's Guide to the Wines and Vineyards of France
Lichine, Alexis
New York Alfred A Knopf 1979 0394418301 / 9780394418308 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean red boards with beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates - light foxing. Dust speckling to text block edges. Illustrated with photographs, maps. 449 pages with index. Dust jacket has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025873

Price: 12.00 USD
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Anatomy of the Wine Trade - Abe's Sardines and Other Stories, Loftus, Simon
12 Anatomy of the Wine Trade - Abe's Sardines and Other Stories
Loftus, Simon
New York Harper & Row 1985 0060157852 / 9780060157852 Stated First U.S. Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition with full number line on copyright page, in clean dust jacket. Clean brown boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound; pages are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 179 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A witty, lively look at the ancient and complicated business of selling wine. "His cleverly drawn portraits and amusing scenes will delight and entertain even those who drink Diet Coke with dinner." - Anthony Dias Blue 025865

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Wine Revolution in France: The Twentieth Century, Loubere, Leo A.
13 The Wine Revolution in France: The Twentieth Century
Loubere, Leo A.
Princeton University Press 1990 0691055920 / 9780691055923 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (light dust speckling -foxing). No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 148 pages with index. Jacket is clean and bright, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025868

Price: 20.00 USD
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Inventing Wine, Lukacs, Paul
14 Inventing Wine
Lukacs, Paul
New York W. W. Nortons 2012 0393064522 / 9780393064520 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing) with clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean ivory cloth boards with burgundy spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 350 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Paul Lukacs tells the enticing story of wine's transformation from a source of spiritual and bodily nourishment to a foodstuff valued for the wide array of pleasures it can provide. 025870

Price: 18.00 USD
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Red, White, and Drunk All Over: A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass, MacLean, Natalie
15 Red, White, and Drunk All Over: A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass
MacLean, Natalie
New York Bloomsbury 2006 1582346488 / 9781582346489 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 279 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very short closed edge tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engaging and informative read on the world of wine -- peppered with humor and fun. 025060

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Emperor of Wine - The Rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr. and the Reign of American Taste, McCoy, Elin
16 The Emperor of Wine - The Rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr. and the Reign of American Taste
McCoy, Elin
New York Ecco 2005 0060093684 / 9780060093686 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 342 pages with index. As new, except for a few folded page corners. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The first book to chronicle the rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr., the world's mosti nfluential and controversial wine critic, who, over the last 25 years, has dominated the international wine world and embodied the triumph of American taste. 025869

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Tasting the Wine Country: Recipes from Romantic Inns and Resorts with CD (Audio), O'Connor, Sharon; Mike Marshall Quintet
17 Tasting the Wine Country: Recipes from Romantic Inns and Resorts with CD (Audio)
O'Connor, Sharon; Mike Marshall Quintet
Emeryville, California Menus & Music Productions 2001 1883914337 / 9781883914332 Paperback Fine 
AS NEW boxed set - lovely large paperback with French flaps and beautiful full color illustrations, excellent recipes from wineries throughout North America, accompanied by a CD of music by the Mike Marshall Quintet. Wonderful information on wine and wineries on the North American continent, along with top Inns and resorts from each area. 025117

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Great Wine Blight, Ordish, George
18 The Great Wine Blight
Ordish, George
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1987 0283994258 / 9780283994258 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 246 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Meticulously researched and compelling story of the much-feared little insect in the wine world, the phylloxera, and the near-destruction of the European wine industry in the 1860's. 025862

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wine - The 8,000 Year-Old Story of the Wine Trade, Pellechia, Thomas
19 Wine - The 8,000 Year-Old Story of the Wine Trade
Pellechia, Thomas
New York Thunder's Mouth Press 2006 1560258713 / 9781560258711 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with red spine, gold lettering on spine. Vertical crease to spine; no bumping, soiling or fading. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Initials BC at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. Illustrated with maps, page decorations. 248 pages + index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024781

Price: 12.00 USD
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Reaching for the Stars: The Making of Constellation Brands, Sands, Richard and Rob
20 Reaching for the Stars: The Making of Constellation Brands
Sands, Richard and Rob
Napa, California Val De Grace Books 2008 0981742505 / 9780981742502 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition, very clean book and dust jacket. Size approx. 10" x 11". Clean blue cloth boards with a sprinkling of stamped silver stars, bright stamped silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean color-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with photographs. 277 pages + index. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024791

Price: 30.00 USD
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