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Wines of the Rhone Valley and Provence, Robert  M Parker Jr
81 Wines of the Rhone Valley and Provence
Robert M Parker Jr
New York Simon & Schuster 1987 0671633791 / 9780671633790 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Christopher Wormell, Illustrator 
Fine first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with blue cloth spine, 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. Drawings by Christopher Wormell. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An important addition to any wine library. 026606

Price: 15.00 USD
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Harvests of Joy - How the Good Life Became Great Business, Robert Mondavi; Paul Chutkow
82 Harvests of Joy - How the Good Life Became Great Business
Robert Mondavi; Paul Chutkow
New York Harcourt (Harvest) 1999 0156010569 / 9780156010566 First Paperback Fine 
Fine first printing trade paperback. ery clean cover, no creasing or wear. All pages and are clean and bright - no previous owner markings, tiny bit of dust speckling to text block edges. Illustrated with photographs. 364 pages with index. 026418

Price: 12.00 USD
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Vintage Talk: Conversations With California's New Winemakers, Schaefer, Dennis
83 Vintage Talk: Conversations With California's New Winemakers
Schaefer, Dennis
Santa Barbara, California Capra Press 1994 0884963608 / 9780884963608 Paperback Very Good 
Clean trade paperback. Very tiny chip to bottom rear corner. No fading or creasing, binding is tight, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Some dust-speckling to text block edges. Illustrated with photographs of winemakers. 304 pages. 026426

Price: 10.00 USD
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Drink, Simone, Andre
84 Drink
Simone, Andre
London Burke Publishing Co., Ltd. 1948 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First edition hardcover book in original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with oval logo (PL monogram of "Pleasures of Life" series) in green and gold on cover; green title box with gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to bottom edge of front board, cloth is not broken; no wear or fraying to book. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are slightly yellowed but clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color plates. 272 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has edge wear, no large chips, clean, small price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the "Pleasures of Life" Series, the author writes with wit and intelligence about the delights, history and proper reverence for all drinks but one (water, which he considers something to wash in and in a properly organized society he thinks it would be so regarded by everyone). And...drinking songs! 027894

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Guide to wine - an introduction for beginners, Sims, Fiona
85 Guide to wine - an introduction for beginners
Sims, Fiona
Parragon Publishing 2001 0752564854 / 9780752564852 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket in as new condition. Glossy color-illustrated boards, no fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated throughout with color photographs. 176 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A refreshingly down-to-earth book that will give you all the information you need in an easy-to-swallow format, and will have you approaching the world of wine with confidence. 026568

Price: 12.00 USD
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Cocktails: The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks, St. Rainer, Klaus
86 Cocktails: The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks
St. Rainer, Klaus
New York Dorling Kindersley Ltd. 2016 1465453385 / 9781465453389 First Hardcover Fine 
Stated First U.S. Edition. Very clean new book. Gold metallic color covers with black spine and title box. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean black endpapers. Lavishly illustrated in full color. Published without a dust jacket. 176 pages. 025866

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Landscapes of Bacchus: The Vine in Portugal, Stanislawski, Dan
87 Landscapes of Bacchus: The Vine in Portugal
Stanislawski, Dan
University Of Texas Press 1970 0292700105 / 9780292700109 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean purple cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Very small neat previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Well illustrated with photographs and drawings. Printed on high-quality glossy paper, all text pages are clean and bright - a few of the preliminary and end pages (not glossy paper) have some light foxing. 210 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean with some age-toning to edges, no chips, a few tiny closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026255

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Through the Grapevine - The Real Story Behind America's $8 Billion Wine Industry, Stuller, Jay; Martin, Glen
88 Through the Grapevine - The Real Story Behind America's $8 Billion Wine Industry
Stuller, Jay; Martin, Glen
Harper Collins West 1994 0062585223 / 9780062585226 First Unknown Near Fine 
First Harper Collins paperback edition. Clean trade paperback, no fading, chipping or curling. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No previous owner markings. 378 pages with index. 026419

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Andre Simon's Wines of the World, Sutcliffe, Serena
89 Andre Simon's Wines of the World
Sutcliffe, Serena
New York McGraw-Hill 1981 Second edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Revised, Second Edition in clean dust jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean with color illustrated endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription on back side upper corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. Beautifully illustrated throughout with full color photographs. 639 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, small corner price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027596

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Art of the Winemaker - A Guide to the World's Greatest Vineyards, Sutcliffe, Serena
90 The Art of the Winemaker - A Guide to the World's Greatest Vineyards
Sutcliffe, Serena
Philadelphia Courage Books (Running Press) 1981 0894713418 / 9780894713415 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Large book - size approx. 9" x 12". Clean burgundy cloth boards with 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 with clean burgundy endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with beautiful photographs. 256 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026182

Price: 24.00 USD
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In Search of Bacchus - Wanderings in the Wonderful World of Wine Tourism, Taber, George M
91 In Search of Bacchus - Wanderings in the Wonderful World of Wine Tourism
Taber, George M
New York Scribner 2009 1416562435 / 9781416562436 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clen blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with small remainder mark on bottom text block edges (small black marker line). No names, writing or bookplates. 294 pages with bibliography, plus an multi-page excerpt from the book "To Cork or Not to Cork." Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the Napa Valley to Italy, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa and beyond, this is a great story of visits to the great wine regions of the world. 026041

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To Cork or Not to Cork - Tradition, Romance, Science, and The Battle for the Wine Bottle, Taber, George M.
92 To Cork or Not to Cork - Tradition, Romance, Science, and The Battle for the Wine Bottle
Taber, George M.
New York Scribner 2007 978978743299352 First Paperback Near Fine 
Clean trade paperback, first printing, with full number line. Clean cover, all pages and edges are clean, no names, writing or marks. Includes a reading/tasting group guide. 287 pages. With a thorough command of history, science, winemaking, and marketing, author examines all sides of the debate as to whether cork closures on wine bottles should be abandoned after nearly four centuries of use. Fun facts and intriguing wine information. 027224

Price: 7.00 USD
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Wine Tour of the Finger Lakes - Where to Stop, What to Taste, and What to Buy in New York State's Premier Wine Region, Wells, Grady
93 Wine Tour of the Finger Lakes - Where to Stop, What to Taste, and What to Buy in New York State's Premier Wine Region
Wells, Grady
Ithaca, NY McBooks Press 2004 1590130766 / 9781590130766 First Paperback Near Fine 
First Printing of this lovely guide to the wineries of the Finger Lakes. Clean softcover book with French flaps, no chipping, curling or creasing. Beautiful full color photographs by Kristian S. Reynolds. Foreword by George E. Pataki. Glossary, map and guide to the Finger Lakes area in rear + all you need to know about each of the wineries and their specialties covered in this book. 159 pages. 027240

Price: 15.00 USD
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The All American Cheese and Wine Book - Pairings, Profiles and Recipes, Werlin, Laura
94 The All American Cheese and Wine Book - Pairings, Profiles and Recipes
Werlin, Laura
Stewart, Tabori and Chang 2003 1584791241 / 9781584791249 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean photo illustrated boards with no fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean yellow-gold endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs by Andy Ryan. 335 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (37.50/60.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wonderful tips on matching cheese and wine. Also included are profiles of 50 American cheesemakers and winemakers and 55 delectable recipes for dishes that usse cheese or feature cheese by itself. Organized with entertainment in mind, offering creative ideas for hors d'oeuvres, pizzas, picnics, desserts, and more. 026103

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Wine Guide (Williams-Sonoma Guides), Williams-Sonoma
95 The Wine Guide (Williams-Sonoma Guides)
Williams-Sonoma
Time-life Books 1999 0737000635 / 9780737000634 First Hardcover Fine 
As new condition - clean burgundy boards with paper banner still in place, ribbon page marker. 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 and bright, with clean burgundy endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 320 pages with index. Comprehensive guide includes all the practical information you need to become knowledgeable about wine, including advice on buying, tasting, and storing wine and pairing it with food. 025883

Price: 12.00 USD
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Riesling Rediscovered: Bold, Bright, and Dry, Winthrop, John
96 Riesling Rediscovered: Bold, Bright, and Dry
Winthrop, John
University Of California Press 2016 0520275454 / 9780520275454 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First printing, SIGNED by the author in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Very clean dark green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. Signed by author: "John Winthrop" on half-title page. No other names or markings. Illustrated with detailed color maps of various wine regions. 369 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The development of dry Riesling in great detail with an historical perspective and maps of wine regions and wineries so that you can head out and experience for yourself the delicious versatility of the Riesling grape. 026073

Price: 60.00 USD
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