Wine + Spirits

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HUGH JOHNSON POCKET WINE 2020

Written by Johnson, Hugh
The brand new edition of the unrivalled and bestselling annual, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book.Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 43rd year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, most up-to-the-minute annual guide.
September 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Mitchell Beazley |
$16.99
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STRONG, SWEET AND DRY: A GUIDE TO VERMOUTH, PORT, SHERRY, MADEIRA AND MARSALA

Written by Epstein, Becky Sue
Today, many fortified wines are flourishing again, revived by discerning drinkers and modern mixologists all over the world. Once popularly savored before or after dinner, fortified wines--vermouth, sherry, port, madeira, and the like--had fallen out of favor until recent times.
February 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 240 Pages |
$35.00
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VOLCANOES AND WINE: FROM POMPEII TO NAPA

Written by Frankel, Charles
There's a reason we pay top dollar for champagne and that bottles of wine from prestige vineyards cost as much as a car: a place's distinct geographical attributes, known as terroir to wine buffs, determine the unique profile of a wine--and some rarer locales produce wines that are particularly coveted.
November 8, 2019 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press |
$27.50
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ANCIENT WINE: THE SEARCH FOR THE ORIGINS OF VINICULTURE

Written by McGovern, Patrick E
A richly illustrated account of the story of ancient viniculture
October 1, 2019 | PB | Princeton University Press |
$17.95

GIN TONICA: 40 RECIPES FOR SPANISH-STYLE GIN AND TONIC COCKTAILS

Written by Smith, David T
Aromatic, refreshing, delicious and a feast for the eyes, the generously-sized and creatively garnished "gin tonica" Spanish-style drink is taking the cocktail world by storm.
July 11, 2017 | Hardcover | Ryland Peters & Small | 96 Pages |
$12.95

BARREL STRENGTH BOURBON: THE EXPLOSIVE GROWTH OF AMERICA'S WHISKEY

Written by Carlton, Carla Harris
The art of creating and consuming bourbon is exploding, Carla Carlton's Barrel Strength Bourbon is a must read for all bourbon aficionados. Barrel Strength Bourbon provides an in-depth examination of the bourbon industry in Kentucky, the creation of an American spirit, its resurrection following Prohibition, its astronomical growth in the past decade, and its potential for
June 20, 2017 | Hardcover | Clerisy Press | 224 Pages |
$24.95

LOST RECIPES OF PROHIBITION: NOTES FROM A BOOTLEGGER'S MANUAL

Written by Rowley, Matthew
American Prohibition was far from watertight. If you knew the right people, or the right place to go, you could get a drink--most likely a variation of the real thing, made by blending smuggled, industrial alcohol or homemade moonshines with extracts, herbs, and oils to imitate the aroma and taste of familiar spirits. Most of the illegal recipes were written out by hand and secretly shared.
June 6, 2017 | Paperback | Countryman Press | 256 Pages |
$19.95

BLOODY MARY: THE LORE AND LEGEND OF A COCKTAIL CLASSIC, WITH RECIPES FOR BRUNCH AND BEYOND

Written by Bartels, Brian
Finalist for the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Book Awards The definitive guide for those devoted to the brunchtime classic, the Bloody Mary, with 50 recipes for making cocktails at home. The Bloody Mary is one of the most universally-loved drinks.
March 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Ten Speed Press | 176 Pages |
$18.99

ART OF THE FLASK: ENTERTAINING FROM THE HIP

Written by Knorr, Paul
The art of drinking--one sip at a time! Mix up dozens of cocktails-to-go and drink recipes to bring along in your favorite flask with this fun new collection! Flasks are a centuries-old staple in the pockets of anyone who loves a good drink, and this book celebrates the history and many uses of this classic drinking vessel.
June 13, 2017 | Hardcover | Cider Mill Press | 208 Pages |
$16.95
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OFFICIAL DOWNTON ABBEY COCKTAIL BOOK: APPROPRIATE LIBATIONS FOR ALL OCCASIONS

Written by Downton Abbey
Timed to coincide with the much anticipated Downton Abbey movie, this enticing collection of cocktails celebrates the characters, customs, and drinking way of life at Downton Abbey. Cocktails were introduced in the drawing rooms of Downton Abbey in the 1920s, when US prohibition inspired the insurgence and popularity of American-style bars and bartenders in Britain.
September 17, 2019 | Hardcover | Weldon Owen |
$25.00

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