Art & Science of Wine James Halliday

ISBN: 9781845332365

Published: October 19th 2006

Hardcover

232 pages


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Art & Science of Wine  by  James Halliday

Art & Science of Wine by James Halliday
October 19th 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 232 pages | ISBN: 9781845332365 | 9.44 Mb

Great wine is a complex blend of nature, art and science. In this updated new edition of a classic book, the how and why of a wines creation are examined in detail.Acclaimed wine writers James Halliday and Hugh Johnson analyze the art and scienceMoreGreat wine is a complex blend of nature, art and science.

In this updated new edition of a classic book, the how and why of a wines creation are examined in detail.Acclaimed wine writers James Halliday and Hugh Johnson analyze the art and science behind the winemaking process.

They start with the fundamental role of terroir the complex combination of characteristics that give a wine its personality. The latest developments in pruning and irrigation are then covered, along with the recent emergence of vineyards in cooler regions and the rise of organic wines.Wine production in the cellar is detailed for nine specific styles, from light-bodied whites to full-bodied reds, along with sweet, sparkling and fortified varieties. The authors present the choices facing vintners at every step. The science of maturation is discussed, along with the industrys raging debate over the merits of natural cork, plastic cork and screw cap seals.



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