Italian Wine for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0764553550

ISBN-13: 9780764553554

Edition: 2001

Authors: Ed McCarthy, Mary Ewing-Mulligan

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Whether taking a trip to bella Italia, or even just down to your local wine shop, Italian Wines for Dummies is the ultimate guide to discovering all that's speical and pleasurable about Italian wine.
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List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/29/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 318
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

About This Book
The Big Picture of Italian Wine
The Wine Regions of Northern Italy
The Wine Regions of Central Italy
The Wine Regions of Southern Italy
The Part of Tens
Appendixes.Icons Used in This Book
The Big Picture of Italian Wine
Born to Make Wine
Wine to Boot
From the Alps to almost Africa
Diverse conditions, diverse wines
Italian Wine Styles Today
The Italian prototype
Red, white, and beyond
Grapes from Near and Far
Italy's Curious Varieties
Native talents
Immigrants and migrants
The Major Grapes
Reds aplenty
Over-achieving whites
The Language of the Label
The Name Game
The DOC calls
Non-DOC/G wines
Putting faith in the DOC
Common Wine Label Words
The Wine Regions of Northern Italy
The Wines of Piedmont
The Majesty of Piedmont
The wines of Piedmont
The grapes of Piedmont
Wines of the Alba Area
Barbera, Dolcetto, and Nebbiolo of Alba
Roero and Roero Arneis
Other DOC wines of Alba
Visiting the Alba-Asti area
The Wines of Southeastern Piedmont
Barbera d'Asti
Other varietal wines
Other wines of Piedmont's southeast
Northern Piedmont
Carema and Caluso
Vercelli and Novara hills wines
Other Piedmont Wines
Other Northwest Regions
Alpine Valle d'Aosta
Red wines from cool climes
Regional and varietal wines
Liguria: The Riviera
Liguria's vineyards and wines
Ligurian wine producers
North-Central Italy
Lombardy Has It All
The Valtellina: Nebbiolo's most austere face
Oltrepo Pavese: Sparkling wines and more
Franciacorta: Sparklers with style
Lake Garda's vineyards
Other Lombardy DOC wines
Emilia-Romagna: One Region, Really Two
Emilia's beloved Lambrusco
The hillside wines of Emilia
The wines of Romagna
Northeastern Italy
Trentino-Alto Adige: One Region, Two Cultures
The wines of Alto Adige
The wines of Trentino
Veneto: Verona to Venice
Verona's major wines
Wines of the Central Hills
Wines of eastern Veneto
Friuli-Venezia Giulia: The Great White Way
The wines of Friuli
Other Friuli DOC wines
The Wine Regions of Central Italy
The Wines of Tuscany
The Big Picture of Tuscany
The Land of Chianti
The range of Chianti wines
Chianti Classico
Pomino, San Gimignano, and other Chianti neighbors
Monumental Montalcino
Brunello di Montalcino
Other wines of Montalcino
The "Noble Wine" of Montepulciano
Other Montepulciano DOC wines
Montepulciano-area producers
Super-Tuscan Wines-The Winds of Change
Tuscany's "Hot" Coast
Val di Cornia
Grosseto's new frontier
Other Tuscan Wines
The Wines of Central Italy
Umbria: The Inland Region
Sagrantino di Montefalco
Umbria's other DOC wines
Recommended Umbrian wineries
Marches, on the Adriatic
Rosso Conero and Rosso Piceno
Marche's other DOC wines
Marche wines to buy
Mountainous Abruzzo
Abruzzo's vineyards and wines
Abruzzo wines worth buying
Forgotten Molise
Molise's two DOC wines
The lone Molise wine producer
Latium: Rome's Region
Frascati and company, from Rome's hills
Northern Latium wines
Latium's South Coast
Southeast Latium
Latium wine producers
The Wine Regions of Southern Italy
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