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Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages et de leurs synonymes

Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages et de leurs synonymes

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  • Author: PIERRE GALET
  • Publisher: Free & Solidarity
  • Language: French
  • Release date: 04/2015
  • Number of pages: 1200
  • Dimensions: 21 x 21 cm
  • Weight: 3340g
  • Format: softcover
  • ISBN: 9782847300369


The encyclopedic dictionary of grape varieties and their synonyms by Pierre Galet is a fundamental and exhaustive tool, unique in its kind. With 1200 pages, more than 4000 photos and drawings by the author and other collaborators, it allows a clear and precise identification of grape varieties in the field by giving all the keys to recognize them. It indicates the synonyms and resumes the regional names with their geographical distribution. Almost all of the 10,000 grape varieties in the world are thus listed and analysed: a monumental work, the work of a lifetime devoted to the science of grape varieties, ampelography.

This definitive, major and indispensable edition is of the utmost importance for viticulture professionals and wine lovers alike.

The Author:

Pierre Galet is considered the father of modern ampelography. From the 1950s, he established himself as an expert in the field of ampelography (Grapes and Vineyards of France, 4 volumes, 1956-1964) and he published a Précis d'ampélographie pratique in 1952, regularly republished and updated. He is the author of numerous authoritative books on vines and viticulture. His works have been published all over the world.

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