The Vintner's Compendium of Grapes: A Guide to the Old World Wines of Eastern Europe and Russia (Ukraine, Serbia, Cyprus and the Czech Republic)

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BiblioBazaar, 2011 - Cooking - 234 pages
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Traipse through the vineyards of wine knowledge to discover the process, the grape varietals and the art of wine tasting.Dating back to 6000 BC, good wine is a balance of grapes fermented to perfection. Wine is produced by fermenting crushed grapes with various types of yeast whose sugars then convert them into alcohol. Different varieties of grapes and strains of yeasts combine to form a variety of palate-pleasing wine tastes.This book explores the Old World wine regions of Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, Cyprus and the Czech Republic, with emphasis on the history of wine making in each country and the grape varietals grown. Project Webster represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as Project Webster continues to increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge.

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