Vino Italiano Buying Guide - Revised and Updated: The Ultimate Quick Reference to the Great Wines of Italy

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Jul 11, 2012 - Cooking - 304 pages
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From the Barolos of Piedmont to the Brunellos of Tuscany, Italian wines offer an unparalleled range of tempting and unique choices. But how can you be sure to find the right bottle for your taste? In this completely revised and updated edition of the ever-popular pocketsize buying guide, Italian wine experts Joseph Bastianich and David Lynch show you the way.

Vino Italiano Buying Guide—Revised and Updated is a carefully and lovingly considered A-to-Z listing of the best wines that Italy has to offer. In addition to profiles of more than 1,000 winemakers—with ratings, grape descriptions, and contact information for the vineyards—you’ll find:

-Concrete and helpful bottle recommendations for every entry
-At-a-glance symbols for rising stars, great values, and truly exceptional wineries
-Coverage of noteworthy organic and biodynamic wines
-Up-to-date, detailed information on everything from wine regions to wine labels and classifications.

More than just a handy reference text of Italian wine producers, Vino Italiano Buying Guide—Revised and Updated is the ultimate buying guide for Italian wine lovers.

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Oenophiles and gourmands alike will recognize Bastianich as the other half of Mario Batali's empire, which has put up such temples to food and drink as Babbo, Esca and Lupa in Manhattan. Bastianich ... Read full review


Producer Directory _ uwu1
Appendix ll Grape Varieties
Appendix IV Guide to Barolo

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JOSEPH BASTIANICH is co-owner (with Mario Batali) of Babbo, Esca, Lupa, and Italian Wine Merchants, as well as (with Lidia Bastianich) Becco and Felidia, and has published extensively on the subject of Italian wine. He lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.
DAVID LYNCH is the wine director at Babbo and has been a senior editor at "Wine & Spirits. He lives in New York City.

A respected writer and director, David Lynch's cinema work spans a period of 40 years. It includes films such as Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks, Lost Highway, and Mulholland Drive. Following the projection of his last epic film, INLAND EMPIRE, he was awarded the Venice Film Festival's prestigious Golden Lion for lifetime achievement. His prolific visual art production, beginning even before his film work, has rarely been exhibited in art institutions or reproduced in book form.

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