THE MOST COMPLETE WINE BOOK EVER. A must for anyone who loves wine, whether they are a pro or an amateur. Thorough, authoritative, and entertaining. (Robert Mondavi, founder and chairman emeritus of the Robert Mondavi Family of Wines) The essentials: The romance and intrigue of Burgundy of sauvignon blanc and the surprising elegance of Spain's top Riojas. Italy, one of wine's most enchanting and ancient homelands. What makes a great wine great? The reason behind Champagne's bubbles. The precise and food-friendly wines of Germany. California, wine's Camelot. The lip-smackingly good wines of Australia. The complexities of Port revealed. How a vineyard profoundly affects a wine's character. Plus, matching wine with food - and mood. The secrets of professional wine tasters and how to expand your wine-tasting vocabulary. And everything else you need to know to buy, store, serve, and enjoy the world's most captivating beverage.Format: PaperbackPages: 910
The world is becoming more diverse, and so are the daily lives of our children. Accepting and valuing people and groups who are different from oneself and one's immediate family is a critical social skill. Accept and Value Each Person introduces diversity and related concepts: respecting differences, being inclusive, and appreciating people just the way they are. Includes questions, activities, and games that reinforce the ideas being taught.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/15/2006Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Is it possible? Can an ordinary human being really become a perfect person in three short days?Milo Crinkley thought so. What gave him the idea was a bookthat fell on his head one day at the library--a book with the impressive title Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days! The author, Dr. K. Pinkerton Silverfish, did look kind of weird, but he claimed to be theworld's leading authority on perfection.Milo took the book home and followed its instructions. He likedthe idea of being perfect. Perfect people never had their parents nag at them. Perfect people never had to take the blame for rotten trickstheir sisters played. Perfect people never needed erasers. Perfect wasobviously the perfect thing to be!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/1996Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Over the past three decades, a wine revolution has been taking place across the United States. There are now more than 7,000 American wine producers-up from 440 in 1970-and the best bottles are every bit as good as the finest wines of Europe. American Wine is the first comprehensive and authoritative reference on the wines, wineries, and winemakers of America. Written by world-renowned wine author Jancis Robinson and U.S. wine expert Linda Murphy, this book is the natural companion to the international bestseller, The World Atlas of Wine. More than 200 breathtaking photographs, profiles of key personalities, and informational graphics bring to life the vitality of American wine culture and 54 detailed full-color maps locate key regions, wineries, and vineyards. Organized by geographical region, American Wine concentrates on areas such as California, Oregon, and Washington that produce the best-known wines, and ventures across the country to introduce gems such as racy Rieslings from Michigan and New York, Bordeaux-style wines from Virginia, bright-fruited Tempranillo from Texas and southern Oregon, and characterful Nortons from the Midwest.Format: HardcoverPages: 288
Wine enthusiasts everywhere rejoice! Wine Grapes provides absolutely everything the connoisseur wants to know about the succulent, remarkable fruit that care, love, skill, and time transform into humankind's most beloved beverage-and presents it all in a stunningly beautiful, gorgeously illustrated package. The dazzling co-creation of Jancis Robinson, one of the world's best known wine authorities, Julia Harding, who passed the Master of Wine exams at the top of her class, and internationally renowned botanist Jose Vouillamoz, Wine Grapes is the first complete compendium in more than a century to all grape varieties relevant to the wine lover. An exquisite gift book-and a must-own for anyone in the food and wine industry-Wine Grapes charts the relationships of the grapes (with some astounding family trees), discusses in fascinating detail where and how they are grown, and, most importantly, what the wines made from them will ultimately taste like.Format: HardcoverPages: 1280
Each page in this pad features a figure of a body and is ready for your imagination to design people by adding facial features, hairstyles and outfits for every occasion. With four different skin tones, you may cut them out and make fashion models or characters for a show! The heavy weight paper is ideal for pencils, crayons or markers and can be used for collage, too.Product Measures: 17.2" x 11.5" x 0.3"Recommended Ages: 0 years & Up
From the best-selling author of The Cheese Course comes a new guide to enjoying one of the most basic yet sophisticated culinary delights: cheese and wine. Janet Fletcher leads readers on an international tour of 70 cheeses,exploring the best wine pairings and serving suggestions. From Oregon's autumnal Rogue River Blue to aromatic Brind'Amour evocative of the Corsican countryside, cheese lovers will savor the range of textures, flavors, and colors. Featuring mouth-watering color photography and detailed, informative text, this collection of cheeses and the wines that go with them will inspire perfect pairings.Format: HardcoverPages: 144
Bormioli Rocco Restaurant White Wine Glass (Set of 4) The Restaurant Collection features a novel uniformity of height as well as a distinctive choice of colbalt wine or water glasses. The glasses not only add aesthetic excellence, but also brilliantly combine stability, strength and extraordinary practicality.Product Dimensions: 3.25" x 3.25" x 8.5"Features:Capacity: 14.5 ozManufactured in: ItalyMaterial: Lead-Free Crystal GlassCare Instructions: Dishwasher-Safe
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