In-depth reports on over 700 industries. Each 30-40pp report includes key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, market size, market share of competitors, and industry growth rates.
Citation index to agriculture literature, including animal & veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, wine, forestry, aquaculture & fisheries, farming & farming systems, agricultural economics, extension & education, food & human nutrition, and earth & environmental sciences (National Agricultural Library / NAL).
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library. The database covers materials in all formats, including printed works from the 15th century. The records describe resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, wine, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.
This reference work examines the history of alcohol worldwide and goes beyond the historical lens to examine alcohol as a cultural and social phenomenon, used both for good and for ill. While these roots are traced back through nearly all human societies for the past thousands of years, many results are still present in today's society.
The U.S. wine industry is growing rapidly and wine consumption is an increasingly important part of American culture. American Wine Economics is intended for students of economics, wine professionals, and general readers who seek to gain a unified and systematic understanding of the economic organization of the wine trade.
This book provides an status report on today's wine industry in an encyclopedic format. From airlines to Zinfandel, the book covers the industry from viticulture to production and from sales to consumption. Topics also include history, legal and regulatory issues, wine varieties, wine-growing regions, and the world's wine markets.
This collection of essays by leading scholars explores the cultural, social and historical issues which inform the production and consumption of wine. It covers the latest ethnography, theoretical and ethnohistorical research on wine throughout the globe.
A complete guide-the first in over a century-to all grape varieties relevant to the wine lover, charting their relationships (with some astounding family trees), where and how they are grown, and, most importantly, what wines made from them taste like!
Americans learned how to make wine successfully about two hundred years ago, after failing for more than two hundred years. Thomas Pinney takes an engaging approach to the history of American wine by telling its story through the lives of 13 people who played significant roles in building an industry that now extends to every state. While some names—such as Mondavi and Gallo—will be familiar, others are less well known.
This book tells the compelling story of the war between the market trends that are redrawing the world wine map and the terroirists who resist them. Wine and the wine business are at a critical crossroad today, transformed by three powerful forces.