Kerin O'Keefe: Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine

Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine


Following on the success of her books on Brunello di Montalcino, renowned author and wine critic Kerin O'Keefe takes readers on a historic and in-depth journey to discover Barolo and Barbaresco, two of Italy's most fascinating and storied wines. In this groundbreaking new book, O'Keefe gives a comprehensive overview of the stunning side-by-side growing areas of these two world-class wines that are separated only by the city of Alba and profiles a number of the fiercely individualistic winemakers who create structured yet elegant and complex wines of remarkable depth from Italy's most noble grape, Nebbiolo. A masterful narrator of the aristocratic origins of winemaking in this region, O'Keefe gives readers a clear picture of why Barolo is called both the King of Wines and the Wine of Kings. Profiles of key Barolo and Barbaresco villages include fascinating stories of the families, wine producers, and idiosyncratic personalities that have shaped the area and its wines and helped ignite the Quality Wine Revolution that eventually swept through all of Italy. The book also considers practical factors impacting winemaking in this region, including climate change, destructive use of harsh chemicals in the vineyards versus the gentler treatments used for centuries, the various schools of thought regarding vinification and aging, and expansion and zoning of vineyard areas. Readers will also appreciate a helpful vintage guide to Barolo and Barbaresco and a glossary of useful Italian wine terms.

Dan Gilbert, author of" Stumbling on Happiness Bridget Mulligan loves her husband. He is caring, loyal and dependable - everything a woman could ask for. But she can't quite forget Harry - the one that got away - and when a snow storm drives her into his arms, the inevitable happens. Nine months later Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine download book a child is born. Overcome with remorse, Bridget is determined that her husband should know the truth, but her confession can lead only to heartbreak. Although he allows his wife and her child to continue living in his home, Tom Mulligan makes it clear that their marriage is over. Lonely and afraid, Bridget finds comfort in the friendship of Fanny, a feisty young mother who knows what it is to be alone. But Bridget's life can never be complete until she has the love of the only man she ever really wanted...

Author: Kerin O'Keefe
Number of Pages: 386 pages
Published Date: 22 Jan 2015
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Country: Berkerley, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780520273269
Download Link: Click Here


zip, zip, mobi,download epub, iPad, facebook, download ebook, kindle, ebook, ebook pdf,epub download Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine by Kerin O'Keefe for mac,rarpaperback, iPhone, download book, for PC, pocket, Kerin O'Keefe download torrent, Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine for PC,download torrent, download pdf, iOS, free pdf, Read online, book review, free ebook, fb2, epub download, for mac,