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Bouquet
By G.B. Stern

950 copy limited-edition.
26 copies withheld for contractual obligations and owners.
Hard cover, cloth-bound.
6 1/4 x 8 7/8 x 1 3/8 in.
300 pages.
$85.00
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First published in 1927, Bouquet is the account of two couples’ irresistibly joyful romp through the vineyards and restaurants of France.

“It was in a sense a triumphal tour, and Ms. Stern has set it down with that happy sense of humor, that perfect eye for the slightly ridiculous and that instinctive understanding of French character that lifts “Bouquet” very far from the usual dry book on wine to a light literary plane.”
– New York Times, July 1927

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History And Statistical Study Of The Vineyards And The Great Wines Of The Côte-d'Or
By M.J. Lavalle
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Published in 1855, Dr. Lavalle’s Histoire et Statistiques de la Vigne et des Grand Vins de la Côte d’Or (for self-explanatory reasons we will hereafter simply refer to it as Lavalle) contains the first authoritative classification of the vineyards of the Côte d’Or, and remains one of the most important books ever written about the wines of Burgundy.The book is organized in two parts. The first part consists of a historical review of the viticulture and winemaking practices, wine pricing, wine trading, etc., reaching back to the middle ages, while the second part is mostly devoted to the vineyard classification, which consists of an overview and a hierarchical ranking per commune of every important vineyard that was planted with the

 

 

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