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Summary: Follows four candidates as they prepare for the Master Sommelier exam, which covers every aspect of the presentation and appreciation of wine.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SOM

Chilton, Richard L.

Summary: Adventures with Old Vines offers an engaging and knowledgeable guide to demystify wine for novice enthusiasts. Richard Chilton provides detailed information about buying and storing wine, how to read a wine list, the role of the sommelier, wine fraud, how wine is really made, and how weather patterns can influence the quality of a vintage. A vineyard owner and lifelong wine lover, the author...

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 641.23 CHI

Shepherd, Gordon M.

Summary: In his new book, Gordon M. Shepherd expands on the startling discovery that the brain creates the taste of wine. This approach to understanding wine's sensory experience draws on findings in neuroscience, biomechanics, human physiology, and traditional enology. Shepherd shows, just as he did in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters, that creating the taste of wine...

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.23 SHE

Torday, Paul

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Tor

Betts, Richard

Summary: Presents a basic, scent-guided introduction to wines and wine appreciation, detailing wine's basic components to help the reader determine what kind of wine they like best.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.23 Betts

Summary: The curtain is raised on the world that surrounds the wine we drink. A never seen before look into the world of wine.

Publisher / Publication Date: Samuel Goldwyn Films, LLC 2016

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Mate, Ferenc

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 945.5 MAT

Spence, Godfrey.

Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.22 SPE

Ross, Marissa A.

Summary: "'Can I just be Marissa, please? I want to be hilarious and sexy and smart and insanely knowledgeable about wine.' --Mindy Kaling A fresh, fun, and unpretentious guide to wine from Marissa A. Ross, official wine columnist for Bon Appetit. Does the thought of having to buy wine for a dinner party stress you out? Is your go-to strategy to pick the bottle with the coolest label? Are you tired of...

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.23 ROS

Neiman, Ophélie

Summary: "From how grapes are grown, harvested and turned into wine, to judging the color, aroma, and taste of the world's most popular varietals, to understanding terroir and feeling confident ordering and serving wine at any occasion, this book explains it all in the simplest possible way."--

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.23 NEI

Summary: Napa Valley, 1976. For connoisseur Steven Spurrier, there is no finer art than French wine. But rumors bandy about of a new California wine country that holds the future of the vine. Positive the small Napa wineries are no match for established French vintages, Spurrier challenges the Americans to a blind taste test. He finds the valley full of ambitious, and talented, novice vinters like Jim...

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BOT RATED PG-13

Summary: A pair of friends takes a road trip through wine country to celebrate Jack's final bachelor days. They indulge in a mid-life crisis consisting of wine, women and a yearning for the past, but they eventually collide with reality.

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SID

Old, Marnie

Summary: Giving readers the confidence to discover, buy, and drink wines that they'll enjoy, Wine: A Tasting Course helps you explore and develop your palate in your own time and at your own pace.

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 0000

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Bannister, Nonna

Contents: Boarding the train -- Baby Sarah -- Before the Holocaust -- Move to Taganrog -- Move to Rostov-on-Don -- A day in the park -- The depression in Russia: Stalin's power -- Winter vacation with babushka at the dacha -- Our journey by train -- Homecoming welcome -- Our fun time begins -- Christmas church service -- Christmas Day 1932 -- Reflections on childhood -- Back to reality: 1933 -- Troubled...

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5318 BANNISTER, NONNA BAN

Summary: Ian Wright starts his journey in the stunning city of Florence before heading north to the town of Carrara. After some wine tasting in Chianti, he takes the train to the city of Siena, before ending his journey in Pisa, home to the famous leaning tower.

Publisher / Publication Date: Pilot Productions 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 914.55 TUS

Summary: In this program, everyday people talk about things they like to do on vacation, such as windsurfing, wine-tasting, and - naturellement! - buying souvenirs! The video then moves off the beaten path to the Aiguilles Rouges nature reserve in the Préalpes Françaises, where visitors can learn firsthand about the region’s animals and plants, and to the “Eldorado of the Pyrenees” to pan for gold on...

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1994

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Max, Tucker.

Summary: "Tucker Max's third and final book in his series of stories about his drunken debauchery and ridiculous antics. What began as a simple sentence on an obscure website, "My name is Tucker Max and I am an asshole," and developed into two infamously genre-defining books, I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell and Assholes Finish First, ends here." -- P. 2 of cover.

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Heeler Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 394.13 MAX

Summary: Welcome back for a wild new year at Greendale Community College, as the study group faces their toughest tests yet.

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV COM

Walker, Ray

Summary: "An intoxicating memoir of an American who discovers a passion for French wine, and gambles everything to chase a dream of owning a vineyard in Burgundy Ray Walker had a secure career in finance until a wine-tasting vacation ignited a passion that hecouldn't stifle. Ray neglected his work, spending hours poring over ancient French winemaking texts, learning the techniques and the language,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 WALKER, RAY Walker

Childs, Laura.

Summary: A fancy wine-tasting party at the upscale Knighthall Winery, just outside of Charleston, takes on a bitter aftertaste when the body of the owner's son is discovered in one of the wine barrels. When he turns to Theo for help, she discovers that everyone at the winery seems to be lying through their teeth. Theo has her pick of suspects, and it looks as if the killer has her over a barrel.

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkeley Prime Crime 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M CHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M CHI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY CHI