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From Vines to Wines: The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine, Cox, Jeff
21 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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Madeira, Croft-Cooke, Rupert
22 Madeira
Croft-Cooke, Rupert
London Putnam 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Slight dust-speckling to text block edges. 224 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025872

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Sherry, Croft-Cooke, Rupert
23 Sherry
Croft-Cooke, Rupert
London Putnam 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean bright red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly yellowed), with map-illustrated endpapers. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 232 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped, very shallow chipping at top spine edge (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025874

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Wine: A Geographic Appreciation, De Blij, Harm J.
24 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 River Cafe Wine Primer, Delissio, Joseph
25 The River Cafe Wine Primer
Delissio, Joseph
Little, Brown 2000 0316185922 / 9780316185929 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book and dust jacket. Bright yellow boards with brown 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. Foreword by Robert Mondavi. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 271 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A no-nonsense, easy to understand introduction to the joys of wine. 026728

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The Wines of New York, Dial, Tom
26 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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The Cocktail Bible - Traditional and Modern Cocktails for Every Occasion, Doeser, Linda
27 The Cocktail Bible - Traditional and Modern Cocktails for Every Occasion
Doeser, Linda
Bath, UK Parragon Publishing 2003 075255882X / 9780752558820 Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Color illustrated glossy boards with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full page color photographs throughout. 256 pages. Clean matching dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This beautifully photographed and illustrated book contains a collection of 118 of teh best cocktails and punches, from traditional classics to modern favorites, plus hundreds of fascinating variations to cater to every taste. 027608

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American Vineyards, Ensrud, Barbara
28 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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Wine with Food - A Guide to Entertaining through the Seasons, Ensrud, Barbara
29 Wine with Food - A Guide to Entertaining through the Seasons
Ensrud, Barbara
New York Congdon & Weed 1984 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with darker beige cloth spine, red and gold metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by M.F.K. Fisher. Illustrated by Beatriz Vidal. 212 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How to design a menu that shows off a wine, or a selection of wines, to best advantage. Though the emphasis is on dinner party fare, author also covers cqasual meals such as brunches, picnics, and barbecues. 025891

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The Winemasters, Faith, Nicholas
30 The Winemasters
Faith, Nicholas
New York Harper & Row 1978 0060112646 / 9780060112646 First Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No fading, bumping 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 photographs. 328 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has two long closed tears at folds - now enclosed in archival quality removable mylar cover. The story behind the glory and the scandal of Bordeaux. For two centuries a small group of wine merchants (originally from Germany, Britain, and Ireland but living in Bordeaux) dominated the sale of clarets and sauternes for which the Bordeaux region is famous. The Winemasters tells of these families--called the Chartronnais after the district where they lived--and ot their stormy relations with the men who actually grew the grapes and made the wines. 027659

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The Portable Wine Tour, Fallis, Catherine
31 The Portable Wine Tour
Fallis, Catherine
Global Book Publishing 2006 1740480155 / 9781740480154 Unknown Near Fine 
A lovely clean, boxed set containing 264 full-color cards, 48-page booklet. Country cards for both the Old and New Worlds provide information on each country's approach to winemaking, the types of wines for which it is known, and the qualities that make the wines notable and unique. Regional Cards cover more than 100 major wine-growing regions, featuring a general overview of each region, a detailed full-color map, a factfile, advice on how to get there, the names of the main producers, and a list of 12 best-quality or best-value wines from each region. 28 Varietal cards featuring descriptions of varietals produced across the glove, tasting notes, and lists of the best wines. These are cross-referenced to regional cards. Booklet covers topics such as grape varieties, matching food and wine, serving and storing wine, how to read a label, practical tips for wine touring and much more. Box is clean and in great condition, except for small closed tear to lid. 026632

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Is This the Wine You Ordered, Sir: The Dark Side of the Wine Trade, Fielden, Christopher.
32 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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Wine into Words: A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language, Gabler, James M.
33 Wine into Words: A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language
Gabler, James M.
Baltimore, Maryland Bacchus Press Ltd 1985 0961352507 / 9780961352509 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, pages are clean, dust-speckling to text block edges. Clean decorated endpapers - no names or bookplates. Foreword by Maynard A. Amerine. 403 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indispensable source of information on whgat has been published on the subject of grapes, wines and related subjects in English. 027885

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How and Why to Build a Wine Cellar, Gold, Richard M., Ph.D.
34 How and Why to Build a Wine Cellar
Gold, Richard M., Ph.D.
North Amherst, Mass. Sandhill Publishing 1988 Second Edition Paperback Fine 
Very clean paperback - second edition. No curling, chipping or fading. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 272 pages with index. 026976

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101 Champagne Cocktails, Haasarud, Kim
35 101 Champagne Cocktails
Haasarud, Kim
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008 0470169427 / 9780470169421 Later printing Trade Cloth Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition - later printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Beautifully clean illustrated boards, no bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean pink endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with photographs by alexandra Grablewski. 128 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026020

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North American Pinot Noir, Haeger, John Winthrop
36 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

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Collecting Wine: You and Your Cellar, Halliday, James
37 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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Sunlight and Water: Celebrating the Winemakers of Santa Barbara County, Halper, Mark Robert
38 Sunlight and Water: Celebrating the Winemakers of Santa Barbara County
Halper, Mark Robert
Late Harvest Editions 2010 0984553800 / 9780984553808 First Hardcover FINE Signed
Beautiful hardcover book, signed by author/photographer Mark Robert Halper. Size: approx. 10" x 11". Very clean deep red cloth boards with stamped metal title box on cover, silver lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. SIGNED by author on title page: "Mark Robert Halper" beneath his printed name. With a wonderful Introduction by Anthony Dias Blue. Gorgeous photographs of winemakers by Halper, capturing their serenity, their passion for their work. 121 pages. Laid in is program for Halper's six-month gallery exhibition "Sunlight and Water" in Los Olivos, California. "Wine is sunlight, held together by water." - Galileo Galilei 026259

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The Winemaker Cooks: Menus, Parties, and Pairings, Hanna, Christine
39 The Winemaker Cooks: Menus, Parties, and Pairings
Hanna, Christine
San Francisco Chronicle Books 2010 0811869342 / 9780811869348 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown boards with pink lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by the author on front free endpaper: "For Vicki, Doug & Family, Happy GHS 50th Reunion! Go Panthers! - Cheers! Christine Hanna XO." Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs, wonderful recipes throughout the seasons. 239 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027294

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Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery, Hartsock, John C
40 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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