- Book Title: Champagne
- Author: Patrick Forbes
- ISBN: MW777555
- Publisher: Victor Gollancz
- Year Published: 1967
- Our Normal Price: £44.00 GBP ($54.56 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £39.60 GBP ($49.10 USD)
- Description: Victor Gollancz 1967, first edition: Red cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: approximately 14 x 22 cm tall: 492 pages including index: black and white photographic illustrations. Synopsis: A scholarly and comprehensive work on the diversity, history and production of champagne, written by the late Patrick Forbes, Company Director of Moet and Chandon . Contents include chapters entitled as follows.: – Part One: The Three Champagnes ( The Province. The Wine Field. The Wine.) Part Two: The Land ( Rheims. Epernay and Other Landmarks. Subterranean Champagne: The Sellers.) Part Three: The Historical Perspective. (The Foundation of the Wine Field and Its Early History. The Dark Ages and the Middle Ages. The Abbey of Hautvillers. Don Perignon : the Legend and the Truth. The Debut of Sparkling Champagne. Revolution and War. A Century of Achievement. The First World War. The Isthmus Years of Peace. The Second World War. Modern Times) Part Five: The Culture of the Vines. (The Creation of a Champagne Vine. The New Plantation. The Annual Cycle of Growth of the Vines. The Annual Cycle in a Mature Vineyard. Pests and Diseases and Disorders. The Vineyards in Pre-Phylloxera Days. The Vintage.) Part Five: (The Making of the Wine. (Introductory Remarks. Grapes and the Must. Still Wines. Sparkling Wine. Finished Product. Bottles. Corks.) Part six: The Consumption and Enjoyment of the Wine and Its Byproducts. (Buying, Choosing, Appraising and Laying down Champagne. Serving Champagne. When to Drink Champagne and What to Drink It with. Old Champagne, Still Champagne and Pink Champagne. Other Products of the Champagne Vines.) Part seven: The People. (This Champenois. Champagne Gastronomique.) Part Eight: Some Great Makers of the Wine (The Brularts of Sillery.Ruinart Pere et Fils. Moet and Chandon. Lanson Pere et Fils. Louis Roederer. Veuve Cliquot -Ponsardin.Heidsieck and Company Monopole: Piper Heidsieck Charles Heidsieck. Perrier Jouet. G H Mumm and Co.. J Bollinger. Pommery and Greno. Krug and Co.. Pol Roger and Co. Bibliography. Index. Condition: upper spine slightly shelf faded: overall very clean and good
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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