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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Bob Ross » Wed Jul 26, 2006 1:36 pm

Thanks very much, Bob. I like that book as well.
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Bob Ross » Wed Jul 26, 2006 1:38 pm

Thanks for the suggestion, Tom. I learned about Italian wines using Burton, but have been told others have now surpassed him.

I'll buy that earlier edition based on your report -- I like Burton's writing and the pictures will take me to one of my favorite countries in my imaginaiton.

Thanks so much, Bob
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Otto » Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:09 pm

Bob, have you noticed that there is now a section called "groups"? Maybe you should put up a wine group there if it already isn't!
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Bob Ross » Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:19 pm

I've been thinking about it, Otto. Want to see how the groups develop, but it's a very good idea. Thanks. Bob
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Bob Ross » Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:57 pm

Otto, I set up the group -- feel free to join in. I just called it "Wine". Seems like there is no leader -- anyone can join in, give access to their books, and chat about books in the discussion area.

I'll put a little blurb there as a starter mentioning WLDG and the WLP Wine Library project.

Thanks for the heads up. Bob
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Otto » Wed Jul 26, 2006 4:11 pm

Bob Ross wrote:Otto, I set up the group -- feel free to join in. I just called it "Wine". Seems like there is no leader -- anyone can join in, give access to their books, and chat about books in the discussion area.

I'll put a little blurb there as a starter mentioning WLDG and the WLP Wine Library project.

Thanks for the heads up. Bob


Good show! :) I'm in!
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Bob Parsons Alberta » Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:27 pm

How do I access "groups" Otto? Did you hear that the Pepiere is here!!!

OK I went there just now and looked around. Neat!!
Guess I should look for "birding".
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Otto » Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:39 pm

Bob Parsons Alberta. wrote:How do I access "groups" Otto? Did you hear that the Pepiere is here!!!


On the top of the page, just under the logo of LibraryThing, there is a sign for "Groups". Click there, and voila! Yes I heard about your Pepiere. (I'm jealous.)
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Peter May » Thu Jul 27, 2006 7:24 am

Bob Ross wrote:Otto, I set up the group -- feel free to join in. I just called it "Wine".


I'm in. Now six members of the group, with no book shared by all six, highest is four of us have The world atlas of wine by Hugh Johnson
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Bob Ross » Sat Aug 05, 2006 5:25 pm

Hi Clark,

I've read the Didio wine and food pairing book and would like to enter it into the library with your recco. How should your name appear?

Thanks for the recco. Bob
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by TimMc » Sat Aug 05, 2006 9:56 pm

Bob,

I just wanted to thank you for using my recommendation for the Wine Bible....you are a true Gentleman and a [Wine] Scholar.


At last...my 15 minutes of fame :D
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Bob Parsons Alberta » Mon Aug 07, 2006 1:16 pm

Bob R, has anyone mentioned "A good year"by Peter Mayle? Its about S France, Province I think.
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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Bob Ross » Mon Aug 07, 2006 2:49 pm

I've been thinking about Mayle, Bob -- but there are so many other good wine books in the library and suggested, so it will be awhile. Stay tuned.

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Re: Recommendations for Good Wine Books Wanted.

by Thomas » Tue Aug 08, 2006 11:40 am

To Bob Ross,

Have you noticed how many eyes have looked at this thread?

Who says people aren't interested in reading books anymore?

You are performing a great service to thinking people--thanks again.
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