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Winemaker's Hand : Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir (Reprint) (Paperback) (Natalie

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In these fascinating interviews, winemakers from the United States and abroad clarify the complex process of converting grapes into wine, with more than forty vintners candidly discussing how a combination of talent, passion, and experience shape the outcome of their individual wines. Each winemaker details their personal approach to the various steps required to convert grapes into wine. Natalie Berkowitz speaks to winemakers from different backgrounds who work in diverse wine-producing regions, including Chile, England, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, and the United States. They talk about familiar and unfamiliar grape varietals, their struggles with local terroirs, and the vagaries of Mother Nature. Some represent small family wineries with limited production while others work for corporations producing hundreds of thousands of bottles. Each individual offers rare insight into how new technologies are revolutionizing historic winemaking practices. The interviews are supplemented with personal recipes and maps of winemaking regions. An aroma wheel captures the vast array of wine's complex flavors and aromas.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 314
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Sub-Genre: History, Beverages / Wine + Spirits, Methods / General
Series Title: Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Author: Natalie Berkowitz
Language: English
Street Date: June 7, 2016
TCIN: 50780464
UPC: 9780231167574
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-3180
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