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

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Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Jul 11, 2012 - Cooking - 304 pages
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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Producer Directory _ uwu1
Appendix ll Grape Varieties
Appendix IV Guide to Barolo

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About the author (2012)

Joseph Bastianichis the co-owner of Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group as well as Eataly throughout the Americas. He has coauthored two award-winning books on Italian wine, and his memoir,Restaurant Man, was aNew York Timesbestseller. He was formerly a judge on Fox'sMasterChef,is on Sky'sMasterChef Italia,and both stars in and serves as a producer on CNBC'sRestaurant Startup.

Three-time Oscar-nominated director David Lynch is among the top filmmakers of our era. He recently received a Golden Lion Award for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival, adding to a long list of honors and awards. His popular and critically acclaimed films have been credited with propelling independent and avant-garde films into the mainstream. Lynch speaks regularly to standing-room crowds on a variety of topics. In 2005, he founded the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace (, which raises funds to promote consciousness-based education for children.

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