Wines of the new South Africa: Tradition and Revolution download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tim James

Wines of the new South Africa: Tradition and Revolution download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tim James year 2013
  • Book name: Wines of the new South Africa: Tradition and Revolution
  • Author: Tim James
  • Release date: 2013/7/15
  • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Food and Drink
  • ISBN: 9780520260238
  • Rating: 8.81 of 10
  • Votes: 825
  • Review by: Allen Chester
  • Review rating: 9.15 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 344
  • Includes a PDF summary of 40 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Sought after by European aristocrats and a favorite of Napoleon Bonaparte, the sweet wines of Constantia in the Cape Colony were considered to be among the world's best during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. During the first democratic elections in 1994, South Africa began to re-emerge onto the international wine scene. Tim James, an expert on South African wines, takes the reader on an information-packed tour of the region, showing us how and why the unique combination of terroir and climate, together with dramatic improvements in winemaking techniques, result in wines that are once again winning accolades. James describes important grape varieties and wine styles - from delicate sparkling, to rich fortified, and everything in between - including the varietal blends that produce some of the finest Cape wines. Anchoring his narrative in a rich historical context, James discusses all the major wine regions, from Cederberg to Walker Bay, complete with profiles of more than 150 of the country's finest producers.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H41M28S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Wines, National & Regional Cuisine, Alcoholic Beverages
  • Available formats: EPUB, ODT, PDF, WORD, TXT, DOC, HTML, LIT. Compressed in CPIO, EML, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 41.61 USD
  • Dimensions: 178x254x29mm
  • Weight: 771g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Berkerley, United States
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