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Beer
From fashionable bars to traditional pubs, a new generation of connoisseur is discovering the variety and diversity of beers from around the world, from the brewing heartlands of Europe to the new world beers of the Far East and Latin America....

05.10.2013

Playboy Bartender's Guide
Whether you're a professional mixologist looking for a few new drink recipes to wow the crowd or simply a social drinker with plans to host an unforgettable party in your own home, the Playboy Bartender's Guide is the perfect handbook for...

03.09.2017

Michael Jackson's Beer Companion
Jackson here presents a knowledgeable and civilized survey of the various and sundry beers imbibed around the globe. You'll learn, for example, that Ninkasi was a Sumerian goddess of brewing, and that malt-making may be as much as 4,000 years...

15.04.2016

General Viticulture
Wherever grapevines are cultivated, this book will be welcome because it fills a long-standing need for a clear, concise treatment of modern viticulture. During the past fifty years, more progress has been made in the science and art of growing...

15.01.2018

How to Brew
I picked this up after starting my first batch of beer, which for me was the best time to read it. I couldn’t put it down. Half way through the book, I discovered that my local brew shop is a pretty good one. They start beginners here with...

25.07.2015

Families of the Vine
Author Michael Sanders spent two years in the vineyards of southwest France with three families whose destinies are determined each year, every year, by the soil, the weather, and the quality of the grape, and shared with them the hopes of spring,...

30.06.2016

Michael Jackson's Great Beers of Belgium
Many a beer sophisticate is surprised by the diversity, individuality and ubiquity of Belgian beer. Here, beer expert Michael Jackson enthusiastically discusses the history and inner workings of this quiet, quirky brewing behemoth of Belgium. He...

30.08.2015

100 Belgian Beers to Try Before You Die!
A companion volume to 300 Beers to Try Before You Die!, this showcase of the best Belgian beers encourages both connoisseurs and newcomers to sample for themselves. Written by internationally known beer writers Tim Webb and Joris Pattyn,...

20.05.2017

The Oxford Companion to Wine
Published in 1994 to worldwide acclaim, the first edition of Jancis Robinson's seminal volume immediately attained legendary status, winning every major wine book award including the Glenfiddich and Julia Child/IACP awards, as well as writer and...

12.04.2013