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Grossman's Guide to Wines, Beers, and Spirits - Harold J. Grossman

Grossman's Guide to Wines, Beers, and Spirits

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1983
ISBN: 9780684177724
Number Of Pages: 672

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Turn to Grossman's Guide to Wines, Beers, and Spirits for quick answers to your questions about any alcoholic beverage and for insights into the history and origins of liquor. Whether you're looking for technical advice or interesting conversation pieces, this resource is sure to meet all of your needs.

Prefacep. vii
A Tributep. viii
Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgments to the Sixth Editionp. xi
Acknowledgments to the Seventh Editionp. xvi
Introductionp. 1
Definitionsp. 4
Fermentationp. 10
Wine in Generalp. 13
The Wines of Francep. 25
The Wines of Italyp. 91
The Wines of Germanyp. 116
The Wines of Spainp. 133
The Wines of Portugalp. 150
Other Wines of Europep. 165
The Wines of the United Statesp. 189
Other Wines of the Americasp. 240
The Wines of the Middle East and Africap. 253
The Wines of Australia, New Zealand, and the Far Eastp. 265
Aromatized Winesp. 274
Specialty Winesp. 280
Beers and Alesp. 285
Distilled Spirits in Generalp. 303
Brandiesp. 311
Whiskiesp. 325
Vodkasp. 346
Ginsp. 350
Rumsp. 357
Other Spiritsp. 365
Liqueurs and Cordialsp. 371
Cocktails and Other Mixed Drinksp. 383
Menu and Wine List Makingp. 411
Beverage Servicep. 422
Bar Operationp. 438
Purchasingp. 448
Storage and Cellar Treatmentp. 457
Merchandisingp. 464
Beverage Controlp. 483
Regulatory Bodies and Lawsp. 500
Summaryp. 506
Quick Guide to Wines and Spiritsp. 509
Vintage Information-France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, and the United Statesp. 526
The Classified Growths of Bordeauxp. 534
Principal Vineyards of the Cote d'Or, Burgundyp. 537
D.O.C. Wines and Principal Grape Varieties of Italyp. 543
Principal German Wine Regions and Grape Varietiesp. 550
Commercially Important Bonded Wineries and Bonded Wine Cellars of the United Statesp. 554
Explanation of Alcoholic Fermentationp. 566
Must Weight and Sugar Content Measurementsp. 570
Caloric Values of Alcoholic Beveragesp. 571
Temperature Conversionsp. 572
Metric Conversions for Weights and Measures in the United States and Englandp. 573
Beverage Container Capacitiesp. 576
Vineyard and Winery Yields and Conversionsp. 578
Comparison of U.S. Proof, British "Sikes," and Metric "Gay-Lussac" Tables of Alcoholic Strengthsp. 579
U.S. Standards of Identity for Distilled Spiritsp. 580
Production and Consumption of Wines, Beers, and Spiritsp. 584
Customs Duties and Internal Revenue Taxesp. 590
Glossaryp. 595
Bibliographyp. 605
Aphorisms of Brillat-Savarinp. 612
Indexp. 613
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ISBN: 9780684177724
ISBN-10: 0684177722
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 672
Published: 1st June 1983
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.5  x 3.52
Weight (kg): 2.71
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised