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The Wines of America, Adams, Leon David
1 The Wines of America
Adams, Leon David
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154561 / 9780395154564 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with gold bunch of grapes on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 465 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight rubbing to edges - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The fascinating story of North American wines and winemakers from the 16th century to 1970's. 027799

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Where the great German Wines Grow: A guide to the leading vineyards, Ambrosi, Hans
2 Where the great German Wines Grow: A guide to the leading vineyards
Ambrosi, Hans
Hastings House 1976 0803880707 / 9780803880702 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book with original dust jacket. Unfaded rust red cltoh boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean gold endpapers - no names, writing or marks;textblock edges have some dust speckling. Translated from the German by Gavin Hamilton and Thom Pringle. Black and white illustrations. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has large corner chip at base of front panel, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A valuable guide to the individual wine estates in Germany and their specialties, history of the wineries. 027165

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Wines - Their Sensory Evaluation, Amerine, Maynard A; Edward B. Roessler
3 Wines - Their Sensory Evaluation
Amerine, Maynard A; Edward B. Roessler
San Francisco W. H. Freeman 1976 0716705532 / 9780716705536 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards decorated in gold and pruple, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean decorated endpapers; small previous owner name at top edge of half-title page' slight dust-speckling to top text-block edges. Illustrated with photographs, page decorations, graphs & charts. 230 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Judging wine with ALL your senses: a state of the art guide for the connoisseur 027905

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Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy, Anderson, Burton
4 Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy
Anderson, Burton
Little, Brown And Company 1980 0316039489 / 9780316039482 First Unknown Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Second Printing (stated), SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with rose red to-stained upper page edges. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Burton Anderson". Sophisticated custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with photographs, maps. 568 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026772

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Vineyard Tales: Reflections on Wine, Asher, Gerald
5 Vineyard Tales: Reflections on Wine
Asher, Gerald
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1996 0811812677 / 9780811812672 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, clean illustrated paper paste-on label on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean burgundy endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 287 pages with index. No dust jacket, as published. A genuinely enjoyable read from one of the world's great wine experts. 027436

Price: 25.00 USD
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Carson Valley, Barich, Bill
6 Carson Valley
Barich, Bill
Pantheon 1997 0679442103 / 9780679442103 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 337 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully written novel of a family and their vineyard in the Carson Valley in California. 027121

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Wineries of the Great Lakes: A Guidebook, Borrello, Joe
7 Wineries of the Great Lakes: A Guidebook
Borrello, Joe
Lapeer, Michigan Spradlin & Associates - Raptor Press 1995 1881892034 / 9781881892038 First Paperback Fine 
Stated First Edition, as new condition. Clean trade paperback (size approx. 5-1/4" x 8"). No creasing, chipping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in black and white. 175 pages. Few people would guess that the Great Lakes region has been the home of numerous winemakers for the last 200 years. This book is a profile of over 130 of these wineries across the Great Lakes region from the Door peninsula of Wisconsin, across Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Ontario and into the Finger Lakes Region of New York. 027781

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Food and Wine of France: Bordeaux to the Pays Basque, Brown, Michael and Sybil
8 Food and Wine of France: Bordeaux to the Pays Basque
Brown, Michael and Sybil
1983 Exeter Books 1984 0671059688 / 9780671059682 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book and dust jacket. Red cloth boards with lovely gold illustration of hen and rooster on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color photographs. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, very slight age-toning; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Highly readable and entertaining guide to the gastronomic richesof Southwest France; the famous wines and anisette liqueur of Bordelais; truffles and pate de fois gras from Perigord and the Quercy; Roquefort cheese, matured in the caves of Combalou; the brandy of Armagnac, and so much more. 027756

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Napa - The Story of an American Eden, Conaway, James
9 Napa - The Story of an American Eden
Conaway, James
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395468809 / 9780395468807 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Third printing of the first edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 529 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An extravagantly informative book, where you will meet all the important families of the Napa valley wine region and their stories of tragedy and triumph, and the valley itself--spectacularly beautiful and productive, and yet threatened by its own desirability and success. 027447

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Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity, Conaway, James
10 Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity
Conaway, James
New York Simon & Schuster 2018 1501128450 / 9781501128455 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. As-new condition. Clean white boards with metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 308 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027503

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From Vines to Wines: The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine, Cox, Jeff
11 From Vines to Wines: The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine
Cox, Jeff
Storey Publishing 1999 1580171052 / 9781580171052 Tenth printing Paperback Fine 
As new condition, clean trade paperback. No chipping, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 235 pages. How to create your own backyard winery - from breaking ground to savoring the finished product. 027675

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Wine: A Geographic Appreciation, De Blij, Harm J.
12 Wine: A Geographic Appreciation
De Blij, Harm J.
New Jersey Rowman & Littlefield 1983 0865980918 / 9780865980914 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear; very slight curve to front board. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. 239 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, has one short closed edge tear, light wrinkling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wealth of information in such areas as the history, geography, viticulture and economics of wine production. 027704

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The Wines of New York, Dial, Tom
13 The Wines of New York
Dial, Tom
Utica, New York North Country Books 1986 1-55787-019-5 / 9781557870193 First Paperback Fine 
Very clean trade paperback in as-new condition. No fading, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps and photographs. 163 pages. An interesting, if dated, but historically interesting overview of New York State wines, with some end advice about growing your own grapes. 027782

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American Vineyards, Ensrud, Barbara
14 American Vineyards
Ensrud, Barbara
New York Stewart Tabori & Chang 1988 1556700105 / 9781556700101 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Beautifully clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, crisp white lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, all pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with 200 exquisite full color photographs, black and white photographs, 223 pages with index, appendix, glossary of wine grapes, map. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A journey through this continent's small regional wineries from Connecticut to California, capturing the romance and pioneering spirit that characterizes the growing number of winemakers in the United States, Mexico and Canada. 027290

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Is This the Wine You Ordered, Sir: The Dark Side of the Wine Trade, Fielden, Christopher.
15 Is This the Wine You Ordered, Sir: The Dark Side of the Wine Trade
Fielden, Christopher.
Christopher Helm 1989 0747010137 / 9780747010135 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Trade paperback, first edition. No chipping, creasing or curling. Covers are clean, with slight foxing to inside of covers. No names, writing or marks. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. 182 pages with index. Best documented book yet written about some of the more dubious aspects of wine production through the centuries. The author draws on his thirty years' experience in the trade to give an insider's view of how and why wine frauds and scandals occur. 027895

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The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass, Goode, Jamie
16 The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass
Goode, Jamie
University Of California Press 2005 0520248007 / 9780520248007 First 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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North American Pinot Noir, Haeger, John Winthrop
17 North American Pinot Noir
Haeger, John Winthrop
Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA University of California Press 2004 0520241142 / 9780520241145 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue-gray endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps (color plates). 445 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027486

Price: 30.00 USD
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Collecting Wine: You and Your Cellar, Halliday, James
18 Collecting Wine: You and Your Cellar
Halliday, James
Australia HarperCollins 1998 0732265282 / 9780732265281 Revised Paperback Fine 
Very clean trade paperback (size approx. 6" x 9-1/4"). No creasing, chipping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. 188 pages with index. Australia's foremost wine expert and wine writer, James Halliday, offers his best advice on collecting, storing and enjoying fine wine. 027775

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Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery, Hartsock, John C
19 Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery
Hartsock, John C
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 2011 0801448816 / 9780801448812 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean cream boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 187 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gary and Rosemary Barletta's story of establishing an award-winning winery (Long Point Winery, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake) in the Finger Lakes area of New York, and what it is like to be winemakers in this beautiful region. 027451

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New Classic Winemakers of California - Conversations with Steve Heimoff, Heimoff, Steve
20 New Classic Winemakers of California - Conversations with Steve Heimoff
Heimoff, Steve
University of California Press 2006 0520247221 / 9780520247222 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean pine green boards with cream cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by H. William Harlan. Illustrated with photographs, map. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wine critic and writer Steve Heimoff traversed the state of California to record lively and informative conversations with more than two dozen winemakers and grape growers who represent today's leaders and visionaries. 025890

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