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Wine Country International: Wonderful wine books for the holidays!

Wine Country International Magazine's Wonderful wine books for the holidays By Christopher J. Davies   Exploring Wine: The Culinary Institute of America's Guide to Wines of the World, Completely Revised 3rd Edition Authors : Steven Kolpan, Brian H. Smith, Michael A. Weiss Rating: Must read! Format: Hardcover, 792 pages Price: $65.00 Webpage: ISBN: 978-0-470-77063-3 CIA's latest, completely revised edition is the ultimate textbook for wine education.  Just shy of 800 pages, this book is an amazing resource for wine enthusiasts and professionals alike. You will need to eat your wheaties before attempting to pick up this book. But after reviewing its interesting chapters and scanning it's breathtaking photography, you will not want to put this book down. Chapter one starts out logically covering growing grapes and the fundamentals of wine making. Chapters 2 and 3 are devoted to Wines of The New World and Old World. Every est