Grossman's Guide to Wines, Beers, and Spirits

ISBN-10: 0684177722
ISBN-13: 9780684177724
Edition: 7th 1983 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/15/1983
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

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.

Preface
A Tribute
Foreword
Acknowledgments to the Sixth Edition
Acknowledgments to the Seventh Edition
Introduction
Definitions
Fermentation
Wine in General
The Wines of France
The Wines of Italy
The Wines of Germany
The Wines of Spain
The Wines of Portugal
Other Wines of Europe
The Wines of the United States
Other Wines of the Americas
The Wines of the Middle East and Africa
The Wines of Australia, New Zealand, and the Far East
Aromatized Wines
Specialty Wines
Beers and Ales
Distilled Spirits in General
Brandies
Whiskies
Vodkas
Gins
Rums
Other Spirits
Liqueurs and Cordials
Cocktails and Other Mixed Drinks
Menu and Wine List Making
Beverage Service
Bar Operation
Purchasing
Storage and Cellar Treatment
Merchandising
Beverage Control
Regulatory Bodies and Laws
Summary
Appendices
Quick Guide to Wines and Spirits
Vintage Information-France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, and the United States
The Classified Growths of Bordeaux
Principal Vineyards of the Cote d'Or, Burgundy
D.O.C. Wines and Principal Grape Varieties of Italy
Principal German Wine Regions and Grape Varieties
Commercially Important Bonded Wineries and Bonded Wine Cellars of the United States
Explanation of Alcoholic Fermentation
Must Weight and Sugar Content Measurements
Caloric Values of Alcoholic Beverages
Temperature Conversions
Metric Conversions for Weights and Measures in the United States and England
Beverage Container Capacities
Vineyard and Winery Yields and Conversions
Comparison of U.S. Proof, British "Sikes," and Metric "Gay-Lussac" Tables of Alcoholic Strengths
U.S. Standards of Identity for Distilled Spirits
Production and Consumption of Wines, Beers, and Spirits
Customs Duties and Internal Revenue Taxes
Glossary
Bibliography
Aphorisms of Brillat-Savarin
Index

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