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Unquenchable - A Tipsy Quest for the World's Best Bargain Wines, MacLean, Natalie
61 Unquenchable - A Tipsy Quest for the World's Best Bargain Wines
MacLean, Natalie
Perigee 2011 0399537074 / 9780399537073 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (small remainder mark on bottom text block page edges). Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 345 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An informative and interesting journey through the world of wine, searching for great taste at a low cost. 026169

Price: 12.00 USD
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Making Beer, Mares, William J
62 Making Beer
Mares, William J
New York Alfred A. Knopf 0679755020 / 9780679755029 Revised Edition Paperback Fine 
Very clean, as new softcover book. No fading, creasing or wear. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. 173 pages with index. How to produce excellent home-brewd lagers, ales, and stouts, with notes and comments on the pleasures and pitfalls of brewing. 026085

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The International Wine and Food Society's Guide to the Wines of Germany, Meinhard, Heinrich
63 The International Wine and Food Society's Guide to the Wines of Germany
Meinhard, Heinrich
New York Stein And Day 1976 0812819438 / 9780812819434 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean orange boards with maroon cloth spine, 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. 276 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has light rubbing, short closed edge tears, slight edge wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historicaloutline of German wine production, different kinds of grapes cultivated by the Germans and the wines produced from them. Much of the book is devoted to the various vineyard regions in this most northerly wine-producing country. Author writes with knowledge and affection of the character of the landscape, the buildings of historical interest, and the folk customs still observed, so that his book is as much a companion to the traveler as a guide to the wine lover. 026770

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The Complete Handbook of Home Brewing: Equipment, Ingredients, Methods, 55 Recipes, Miller, Dave
64 The Complete Handbook of Home Brewing: Equipment, Ingredients, Methods, 55 Recipes
Miller, Dave
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications (Garden Way Publications) 1994 0882665170 / 9780882665177 Later printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean bright soft cover book. No chipping, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small notation on inside of rear cover, neatly printed address of Institute of Brewing Studies. Illustrated with drawings. 248 pages with index. The beginner or the veteran can learn to brew a range of fine lager beers and ales--from the Trappist ales of Belgium and the stouts and porters of Ireland and Great Britain, to the pilsners that are the predecessors of American beers. Author's clear and lively presentation makes this complex, technical subject fascinating. 026086

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Wine: A Gentleman's Game - The Adventures of an Amateur Winemaker Turned Professional, Miller, Mark
65 Wine: A Gentleman's Game - The Adventures of an Amateur Winemaker Turned Professional
Miller, Mark
Harper & Row 1984 006015263X / 9780060152635 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 214 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Benmarl Vineyards and how one man and his family, with no prior experience and only their determination, made a dream of owning a producing vineyard come true. Inspiring story that also contains a great deal of practical information on grape cultivation and winemaking. 026708

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Glorious Liqueurs - 150 Recipes for Spirited Desserts, Drinks, and Gifts of Food, Morris, Mary Aurea
66 Glorious Liqueurs - 150 Recipes for Spirited Desserts, Drinks, and Gifts of Food
Morris, Mary Aurea
Lake Isle Press 1991 0962740314 / 9780962740312 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean ivory faux leather boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 200 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wonderful recipes, featuring the flavor and fragrance of more than 60 varieties of liqueurs in 150 outstanding recipes for desserts, drinks, and wonderful gifts of food--cookies, candies and sauces, condiments and preserves. Clean book, gift quality. 026945

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Southern Spirits: Four Hundred Years of Drinking in the American South, with Recipes, Moss, Robert F.
67 Southern Spirits: Four Hundred Years of Drinking in the American South, with Recipes
Moss, Robert F.
Ten Speed Press 2016 1607748673 / 9781607748670 First Hardcover Fine 
As new hardcover book, first edition, first printing. Clean illustrated boards - no bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated in black and white. 316 pages with index. Fascinating and detailed history of drinking in the southern United States of America, from Caribbean rum imports through the mint julep and on to Pappy Van Winkle...makes you thirsty! 027711

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Chardonnay: Photographs from Around the World, O'Rear, Charles; Michael Creedman
68 Chardonnay: Photographs from Around the World
O'Rear, Charles; Michael Creedman
New York Smithmark Publishing 1999 0765110288 / 9780765110282 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Created and photographed by Charles O'Rear, with text by Michael Creedman. Foreword by Margrit Biever Mondavi. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on half-title page; no other marks. Very clean green-gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, clean decorated endpapers. 144 pages with index. Size of book is approx. 10-1/2" x 11-1/2". Very clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous book with awesome photographs by Charles O'Rear. Informative book about the wine variety that is loved all around the world. To understand the entire process of making Chardonnay and the people who create it, O'Rear travelled 100,000 miles, visited four continents, talked with hundreds of winemakers, and made thousands of pictures. 027869

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The Accidental Connoisseur - An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World, Osborne, Lawrence
69 The Accidental Connoisseur - An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World
Osborne, Lawrence
New York North Point Press 2004 0865476330 / 9780865476332 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with ivory cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 262 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Enchanting, down-to-earth wine book like no other. Weaving together a cast of eccentrics and obsessives, industry magnates and small farmers, the author explores the way technological change, opinionated critics, consumer trends, wheelers and dealers, trade wars, and mass-market tastes have made the wine we drink today almost unrecognizable compared to the vintages drunk by our grandparents. 026420

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Overstreet's New Wine Guide: Celebrating the New Wave in Winemaking, Overstreet, Dennis with David Gibbons
70 Overstreet's New Wine Guide: Celebrating the New Wave in Winemaking
Overstreet, Dennis with David Gibbons
New York Clarkson Potter 1999 0609805185 / 9780609805183 First Paperback Fine 
Stated First Edition (and first printing, with full number line). Trade paperback with French flaps. As new condition. Cover is clean and bright, no chipping or creasing, all pages and edges are clean - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs by Catherine Leuthold. 272 pages with index. 027614

Price: 15.00 USD
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Spectacular Wineries of New York: A Captivating Tour of Established, Estate and Boutique Wineries (Spectacular Wineries series), Panache Partners LLC
71 Spectacular Wineries of New York: A Captivating Tour of Established, Estate and Boutique Wineries (Spectacular Wineries series)
Panache Partners LLC
Plano, Texas Panache Partners LLC 2009 1933415657 / 9781933415659 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in as-new condition. Lovely large hardcover book (size approx. 10" x 12") in clean bright unchipped dust jacket. Very clean white boasrds with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Gorgeous photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs throughout. Burgundy ribbon page marker. 312 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is in perfect condition. Collectible quality. 027468

Price: 45.00 USD
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1001 Cocktails, Parragon Books
72 1001 Cocktails
Parragon Books
Parragon Books 2009 1407533932 / 9781407533933 First Unknown Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful book in as new condition. Lavender cloth boards with bright silver lettering, decorated with small silver circles (bubbles) with color illustrations of cocktails inside. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean silver endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Size is approx. 9" x 11". 320 pages with index. A cocktail for every occassion and mood, from the most modern to the great classics, each one beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 026477

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Timeless Bounty: Food and Wine in New York's Finger Lakes, Pellechia, Thomas
73 Timeless Bounty: Food and Wine in New York's Finger Lakes
Pellechia, Thomas
Burford Books 2014 1580801757 / 9781580801751 First Paperback Fine 
First edition, first printing in as-new condition. Very clean color photo-illustrated covers - no creasing, curling or fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are all clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 176 pages with index. Thomas Pellechia has woven a colorful mosaic of places, products, and people which captures the many aspects that make the Finger Lakes one of the most special places on earth. Includes recipes for food, wine, cider and spirits. 027699

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Tequila: Myth, Magic & Spirited Recipes, Petzke, Karl
74 Tequila: Myth, Magic & Spirited Recipes
Petzke, Karl
San Francisco Chronicle Books 2005 0811865045 / 9780811865043 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing new condition hardcover book and dust jacket. Very clean brown boards with darker brown lettering. No wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, clean decorated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 127 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, is not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From rough to refined, experience the true fire of tequila. Excellent information and delicious and beautiful recipes for both food and cocktails using this unique spirit. 026210

Price: 12.00 USD
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Cheers from the Bull & Finch Pub, Prati, Steven
75 Cheers from the Bull & Finch Pub
Prati, Steven
Boston, Massachusetts Bull & Finch Enterprises 1993 First Fine no dust jacket Signed
First Edition hardcover book, SIGNED by the author. Clean glossy illustrated boards. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small "Autographed Copy" sticker on front lower corner of book. Signed by the author on title page: "Cheers! - Steven Prati." Illustrated throughout with both black & white and color photographs. 95 pages. A celebration and history of the Boston pub which inspired the popular and long-running television series, "Cheers". 026485

Price: 25.00 USD
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In A Glass Lightly: Notes on Wine and Wining, Ray, Cyril
76 In A Glass Lightly: Notes on Wine and Wining
Ray, Cyril
New York A. S. Barnes 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Quentin Blake. 194 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A light-hearted account of one man's enjoyment of life in general, but of wine in particular--and other liquid indulgences! Mr. Ray traveled widely and drunk adventurously, from the Clos des Pyramides in Egypt to eau de vie of holly-berries in Alsace, and he has engaging stories to tell. 027526

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The Wines and Vineyards of France: A Complete Atlas and Guide, Ribereau-Gayon, Pascal
77 The Wines and Vineyards of France: A Complete Atlas and Guide
Ribereau-Gayon, Pascal
New York Viking 1990 0670817678 / 9780670817672 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First English translation edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Large book - size approx. 10" x 12". Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright; small remainder mark on bottom text block near spine, brief previous owner inscription on blank fly leaf. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Handsomely illustrated with beautiful full color photographs and maps. 256 pages with index. Very clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (40.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A detailed exploration of the history of wines in France, wine production in the various regions, with no wine district left out. Extraordinarily comprehensive and lavishly illustrated. 027878

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Almaden Vineyards' Feasts of Wine and Food, Rice, William
78 Almaden Vineyards' Feasts of Wine and Food
Rice, William
New York Morrow 1987 068806275X / 9780688062750 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. 159 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one closed tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pairing of food and wine for both simple meals and grand ones. Delicious, manageable meals, most often of no more than three courses, designed for home cooks. 027039

Price: 18.00 USD
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Winery Dogs of Sonoma, Riordan, Elaine
79 Winery Dogs of Sonoma
Riordan, Elaine
Winery Dogs Publishing 2006 0977304124 / 9780977304127 First Unknown Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with silver and white lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Photography by Andrea Jacoby and Heather Zundel. Text by Eline Riordan. Illustrated with maps of wineries in Sonoma County, beautiful full color photos of winery dogs and a few other mascots! 176 pages. Size approx. 11" x 11". Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight fading and surface wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026828

Price: 15.00 USD
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The New York Times book of wine, Robards, Terry
80 The New York Times book of wine
Robards, Terry
New York Avon Books 1977 0380017202 / 9780380017201 Later printing Paperback Near Fine 
Clean trade paperback. No creasing, curling or chipping. Pages and edges are clean, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in black and white. 470 pages. Easy to use, definitive book on wines. 027679

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