Wines of the New South Africa

Wines of the New South Africa

Tradition and Revolution

eBook - 2013
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Sought after by European aristocrats and a favorite of Napoleon Bonaparte, the sweet wines of Constantia in the Cape Colony were considered to be among the world's best during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. During the first democratic elections in 1994, South Africa began to re-emerge onto the international wine scene. Tim James, an expert on South African wines, takes the reader on an information-packed tour of the region, showing us how and why the unique combination of terroir and climate, together with dramatic improvements in winemaking techniques, result in wines that are once.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9781299557925
1299557929
9780520954830
0520954831
0520260236
9780520260238
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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