Italian Wine Unplugged Grape by Grape by Stevie Kim
Compiled by a team of Italian wine experts and educators, Italian Wine Unplugged Grape by Grape offers a concise yet comprehensive cultural and scientific introduction to Italian wine and its hundreds of native grapes. The book analyzes over 430 Italian native and traditional grape varieties in accessible, color-coded, and easy-to-read entries. Chapters on the history, geography, and the regional wine culture of Italy complement the scientific information on Italian grapes. Designed to offer the contemporary wine lover a new reading experience, it includes an extensive visual apparatus featuring infographics, mind maps, photographs of grape bunches, and maps of Italian wine appellations. Both reference book and study-guide, Italian Wine Unplugged Grape by Grape is a versatile text which appeals to wine lovers, educators, and trade professionals all over the world. It is the companion book for the intermediate-level Italian Wine Maestro program.