André L. Simon's In vino veritas: a book about wine PDF

By André L. Simon

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Addressing a gathering of overall abstainers, at Manchester, a short while in the past, the Bishop of Lincoln deplored the truth that teetotalism was once making no headway. the commonsense of the race is saying itself and condemns with equivalent justice all excesses; intemperance in drink is universally deprecated and the intemperance in speech and assertion of overall abstinence advocates, "whose antagonism to alcohol has fossilized into superstition," is both condemned via all sober-minded people.

The big majority of brain-workers, during this as in all different civilized nations, drink wines and spirits, and there has to be many that want to comprehend whatever extra trustworthy approximately alcohol than what's to be present in the varied guides issued via overall abstinence institutions. There has now not been any complete paintings upon wines and spirits released in England for a few years, and the Committee of the Wine exchange membership have made up our minds to factor a sequence of text-books to provide the general public in addition to wine-merchants with genuine evidence and figures approximately wines and spirits.

the current quantity is the 1st of those text-books; it comprises six chapters which correspond to the six lectures dehvered by means of the Wine exchange membership at Vintners' corridor through the wintry weather of 1911 — 1912. it can be stated to shape an creation to the learn of the topic ; it features a strictly right yet very brief description of the heritage of the wine exchange in England and common info at the turning out to be of vines, the artwork of wine-making, the technological know-how of distillation and the results of alcohol upon the human physique. a few can be happy with the superficial wisdom won from the subsequent pages, yet many extra can be precipitated thereby to take a keener curiosity than hitherto right into a department of trade the learn of which bargains a bigger and extra diversified box of study than any other.

the following volumes will deal exhaustively with the several wines of the realm on the old and technical issues of view. One quantity of the sequence will care for the botanical, medical, chemical, scientific, and political elements of the query, while one other quantity might be completely dedicated to spirits.

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