The Wine Atlas of California, With Oregon and Washington

The Wine Atlas of California, With Oregon and Washington

A Traveler's Guide to the Vineyards

Book - 1993
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Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive survey of West Coast vineyards, wines, and wineries includes thirty-six newly commissioned maps of the wine-producing areas, hotel and restaurant recommendations, wine appraisals, and more.

Book News
A splendid, splendid guide providing a wealth of information on the various wine districts of California, Oregon, and Washington. Wine expert Thompson describes each wine locale, discusses major wine types, and lists producers with notes on their wines. He includes abundant information on climate and growing conditions and the history and potential of the industry in each area. Also included are travel notes places of interest, hotels and restaurants, and useful addresses. And, as if all this information were not enough, would-be travelers/tasters can sample the landscape of each area and have a preview of the looks of wineries and winemakers via the beautiful color photos. Maps are thoughtfully prepared. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
The Wine Atlas of California and the Pacific Northwest is the most comprehensive survey to date of West Coast wines and the latest addition to the much-acclaimed Mitchell Beazley series of wine atlases of France, Germany, Spain, and Italy, all of which are companion volumes to Hugh Johnson's World Atlas of Wine.
In this important new atlas, Bob Thompson, a leading authority on California wine, appraises the wines, producers, and vineyards of one of the world's finest wine-producing regions. Over the past 25 years, California wines have grown in quality and status, so it is timely that this atlas should chart the expanding and fast-changing region of California and the Pacific Northwest.
Winelovers who seek to understand how good wine is made and who wish to visit the landscapes that yield their favorite wines will treasure the 36 newly commissioned maps of the wine-producing regions, showing individual vineyards and wineries, and the nearby towns and rivers. The Wine Atlas of California and the Pacific Northwest also describes touring routes around the vineyards and other tourist attractions in the regions, and recommends hotels and restaurants - all the information a wine enthusiast needs while on vacation.

& Taylor

A survey of West Coast vineyards, wines, and wineries includes maps of wine producing areas, winery and vineyard descriptions, and hotel and restaurant recommendations

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [1993]
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780671796631
Branch Call Number: 641.22 THOMP


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