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New Classic Winemakers of California - Conversations with Steve Heimoff, Heimoff, Steve
41 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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Wine Country: A History of Napa Valley - The Early Years 1838-1920, Heintz, William
42 Wine Country: A History of Napa Valley - The Early Years 1838-1920
Heintz, William
Santa Barbara, California Capra Press 1990 0884963160 / 9780884963165 First 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

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The World Atlas of Wine, Hugh Johnson; Jancis Robinson
43 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

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W.I.N.O.S: Cook With Wine (Women in Need of Sanity), Jesseph, Bonnie
44 W.I.N.O.S: Cook With Wine (Women in Need of Sanity)
Jesseph, Bonnie
Audubon, Iowa Jumbo Jack's Cookbooks 2009 157166453X / 9781571664532 Seventh Printing Unknown Fine 
Very clean seventh printing. Brown plastic "comb" binding. Covers are clean and bright, all pages are clean with no names, writing or marks. Appetizers to desserts, and everything in-between, utilizing wine in each recipe. 225 pages with index. 027338

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The Art of the Wine Label, Joseph, Robert
45 The Art of the Wine Label
Joseph, Robert
Chartwell Books 1988 1555212980 / 9781555212988 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Pale blue-gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Size approx. 9" x 9". No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in full color. 160 pages with index.Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025947

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Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes, Joyce Lock
46 Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes
Joyce Lock
San Francisco, California Chronicle Books 2009 0811868346 / 9780811868341 First Unknown Fine 
Original boxed game of wine trivia! Excellent condition. Includes 150 cards (750 questions), 6 game boards, 1 die, illustrated regional map of the wine world. First printing (full number line). Design by Anne Donnard, Illustrations by Molly Baker. Grapers, pour a glass and get ready for a fun and fascinating triva game that challenges your knowledge of the fruit-of-the-vine. Play singly or in teams and let the battle begin as you answer questions in the categories such as Vine to Vino (growing grapes, making wine, world production), Wine Cellar (selecting, storing, and tasting wine), and Cork Culture (wine people, business, arts and sciences, and trivia). Each time you play, you'll learn even more about wine! 026672

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Wine, Food, and Friends, Karen MacNeil
47 Wine, Food, and Friends
Karen MacNeil
Oxmoor House 2006 0848731220 / 9780848731229 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in beautiful unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean color photo illustrated glossy boards, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A magnificent wine and food pairing guide, plus over 100 "cooking light" recipes that will make your mouth water. Gift quality. 026493

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Cooking with the Masters of Food and Wine, Kathleen DeVanna Fish
48 Cooking with the Masters of Food and Wine
Kathleen DeVanna Fish
Monterey, California Bon Vivant Press 1997 1883214149 / 9781883214142 First Unknown Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Black boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs of recipes and the chefs who created them. No previous owner names or bookplates. 256 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For more than a decade, the world's finest chefs and winemakers have gathered every year at the coast of California's incomparable Carmel Highlands to share their appreciation of food and wine with a select group of particpants. It's a world-class gastronomical event. This book made their stellar recipes and exquisite wine pairings available to everyone for the first time. 027038

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Champagne, Kaufman, William I.
49 Champagne
Kaufman, William I.
New York Studio (The Viking Press) 1973 0670211354 / 9780670211357 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean, gorgeous red silk cloth boards with stamped gold fluer de lis design and lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean, beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated in full color and black and white. Large book - size is approx. 10" x 14". 212 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one 1" closed tear at top edge of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The glory of Champagne--the wine, the region, and the people--is justly and joyously honored in the pages of this book. From the early cultivation of the vines by the Gauls to the modern exaltation of this aristocrat of wines as an emblem of celebration and success. 026331

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Wineries of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State, Klees, Emerson
50 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

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Wineries of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State, Klees, Emerson C
51 Wineries of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State
Klees, Emerson C
Rochester, NY Friends Of The Finger Lakes 2000 1891046039 / 9781891046032 First Paperback Fine 
As new condition. First printing, clean trade paperback. Size is approx. 6" x 9" . Illustrated with photographs and maps. All pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. No creasing or curling. 159 pages with Bibliography. 027780

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The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine, Kliman, Todd
52 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
53 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

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Wine Spectator's California Wine - A Comprehensive Guide to the Wineries, Wines, Vintages and Vineyards of America's Premier Winegrowing State, Laube, James
54 Wine Spectator's California Wine - A Comprehensive Guide to the Wineries, Wines, Vintages and Vineyards of America's Premier Winegrowing State
Laube, James
Wine Spectator Press 1995 1881659259 / 9781881659259 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Green boards with darker green cloth spine, bright 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 green marbled endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with regional maps. 758 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The history of winemaking in California--the roots of which date back over 200 years--and a definitive guide to today's California wineries and their products. 026894

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The Backyard Vintner: An Enthusiast's Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Wine at Home, Law, Jim
55 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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Alexis Lichine's Guide to the Wines and Vineyards of France, Lichine, Alexis
56 Alexis Lichine's Guide to the Wines and Vineyards of France
Lichine, Alexis
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1982 0394708903 / 9780394708904 Revised and Expanded Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean trade paperback, no creasing or chipping. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated with maps. 483 pages with index. Revised and expanded edition with maps, itineraries, hotel and restaurant recommendations. A comprehensive guide to French wine country. 027678

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The Vine Remembers - French Vignerons Recall Their Past, Loubere, Leo A.; Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, Remy Pech
57 The Vine Remembers - French Vignerons Recall Their Past
Loubere, Leo A.; Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, Remy Pech
Albany, NY State University of New York Press 1985 0873959140 / 9780873959148 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean trade paperback. Size approx. 6" x 9". Clean covers with no chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner names neatly penned on half-title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 193 pages with index. Interviews undertaken by Leo A. Loubere, Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, and Remy Pech. In this book, the vignerons--growers and workers of the vine--tell their own stories. Based on interviews with workers and small vineyard owners, the book presents the memories of vignerons from six major wine-producing areas of France. Recollections range from changing living conditions to the position of women and nature of family life in viticultural society, the changing work process and the labor struggles of vineyard workers, and the changing technology of wine-making. 027864

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American Vintage: The Rise of American Wine, Lukacs, Paul
58 American Vintage: The Rise of American Wine
Lukacs, Paul
Houghton Mifflin 2000 0395914787 / 9780395914786 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 370 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A well-researched and highly readable account of the history of wine in America, its introduction and vast improvement over the years, the dark days of prohibition, the defiant and persistent American growers who insisted that they could produce wines of the finest quality to compete with any in the world. 025884

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The Great Wines of America: The Top Forty Vintners, Vineyards, and Vintages, Lukacs, Paul
59 The Great Wines of America: The Top Forty Vintners, Vineyards, and Vintages
Lukacs, Paul
New York W. W. Norton 2005 0393051382 / 9780393051384 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean dust jacket. Clean blue boards with burgundy spine, silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 447 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025882

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The Grapes Grow Sweet: A Child's First Harvest in Wine Country, Lynne Tuft; Tessa Decarlo
60 The Grapes Grow Sweet: A Child's First Harvest in Wine Country
Lynne Tuft; Tessa Decarlo
Geyserville, California Rivervine Press 1996 0965609294 / 9780965609296 Second printing Hardcover Very Good 
Clean glossy illustrated boards. Size approx. 9" x 11". One small light surface scratch. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated in color. Unpaginated. 025879

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