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Title:
The geography of wine : how landscapes, cultures, terroir, and the weather make a good drop
Author:
Sommers, Brian J.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Plume, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
viii, 289 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Geography and the study of wine -- Wine landscapes and wine regions -- Climatology of viticulture -- Microclimate and wine -- Grapes, soil, and terroir -- Biogeography and the grape -- Viticulture, agriculture, and natural hazards -- Wine and geographic information systems -- Winemaking and geography -- Wine diffusion, colonialism, and political geography -- Urbanization and the wine geography -- Economic geography and wine -- Communism, geography and wine -- Geography and wine's competitors: beer, cider, and distilled spirits -- -- Wine, culture, and the geography of temperance -- Regional identity, wine, and multinationals -- Champagne -- Localism and wine tourism -- Where wine takes me.
ISBN:
9780452288904
Format :
Book