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Where the great German Wines Grow: A guide to the leading vineyards, Ambrosi, Hans
1 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy, Anderson, Burton
2 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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On Wine, Asher, Gerald
3 On Wine
Asher, Gerald
New York Random House 1982 0394527372 / 9780394527376 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Elizabeth David. Illustrated with drawings, maps. 222 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A delightful and demystifying excursion through the vineyards of Europe and America with one of the world's great experts. A classic book on wine. 027676

Price: 15.00 USD
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Vineyard Tales: Reflections on Wine, Asher, Gerald
4 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
5 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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6 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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Food and Wine of France: Bordeaux to the Pays Basque, Brown, Michael and Sybil
7 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
8 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity, Conaway, James
9 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
10 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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Wine: A Geographic Appreciation, De Blij, Harm J.
11 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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American Vineyards, Ensrud, Barbara
12 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass, Goode, Jamie
13 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
14 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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Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery, Hartsock, John C
15 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
16 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wineries of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State, Klees, Emerson
17 Wineries of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State
Klees, Emerson
Rochester, New York Friends Of The Finger Lakes 2000 1891046039 / 9781891046032 First Paperback Fine 
First Printing with full number line on copyright page. As new condition. Clean bright color illustrated cover, no chipping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. 159 pages. Information-packed wine and winery guide to the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State. 026862

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine, Kliman, Todd
18 The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine
Kliman, Todd
New York Clarkson Potter 2010 0307409368 / 9780307409362 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, first printing (with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Rust brown boards with darker brown spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight fading to lower spine edges. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 280 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a little-known variety of American grape that rocked the fine wine world of the nineteenth century and is poised to do it again today. 027703

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Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino, Latimer, Patricia
19 Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino
Latimer, Patricia
Vintage Image 1976 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Sebastian Titus, Illustrator Signed
Lovely Limited First Edition, this being copy No. 113 of five thousand books that were printed in this First Edition. SIGNED by both author and artist. In clean original dust jacket. Large book, size approx. 10-1/2" x 12-3/4". Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. Illustrated with historical photographs, drawings by Sebastian Titus. 191 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Second in a series of definitive reference books on the winegrowing regions of California. This volume is divided into two sections of equal length. The first explores the fascinating history of this famous wine area. The second half is an exhaustive study of the current wine industry of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, with all existing wineries of the day researched, mapped, illustrated and appendixed. The author has placed particular emphasis on the colorful and sometimes enigmatic local personalities. Wonderful historical photographs, many previously unpublished, from museums and private collections. 026243

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Backyard Vintner: An Enthusiast's Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Wine at Home, Law, Jim
20 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

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