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  • 06/28 Event: Marissa Ross: Wine. All the time.

    By Marissa Ross

    Our Price: $15.00 - $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111987738
    • Publisher: Strand Book Store
    • Published: 2017
    Admission & Signed Copy grants you admission for one, plus one signed copy of the book. Admission & Gift Card grants you admission for one, plus one $15 Strand gift card to be used at any time on any product. Signed Copy, no admission does not grant admission to the event, but reserves a signed copy of the book for you, pending availability of signed copies after the event has concluded. The event is in the Strand’s Rare Book Room, located on the 3rd floor of our store, at 828 Broadway and 12th Street, unless otherwise specified. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Admission and the signed copy / gift card will only be available for pick-up at the event, so please select “in store pick-up” as your shipping method. Payment is required at the time the order is placed. You may also purchase admission in the store at the registers, or at the time of the event in the Rare Book Room. Please note that if you order a book but do not attend the event, your book will be held at the Strand’s basement holds desk for one week after the event. Orders for just a signed copy and no admission will be processed 1-2 days after the event, pending availability of signed copies. Signed Copy, no admission does not grant admission to the event, but reserves a signed copy of the book for you, pending availability of signed copies after the event has concluded. We cannot guarantee that signed copies will be available after completing all orders for event books. In the event that signed copies are not available after the event has concluded, you will not be charged. In the event that signed copies are available, orders will be processed 1-2 days after the event.
  • 1001 Wines You Must Taste Before You Die

    By Neil Beckett

    Our Price: $36.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780789316837
    • Publisher: Universe
    • Published: 2008
    For thousands of years wine has been among humankind's greatest pleasures and most potent symbols, but never before have their been so many good wines available to try. '1001 Wines You Must Taste Before You Die' is here to make choosing the right wine easier. This authoritative and beautiful book identifies the wines and vintages most likely to please your palate, explains what makes them so special, and suggests when they will show at thier best. Throughout this comprehensive guide to the wide-world of wine, readers will find ratings and lavish illustrations which complement the information provided by many of the world's permier experts of the field.
  • 101 Cocktails to try before you die

    By Francois Monti

    Our Price: $11.69
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781844038770
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Published: May 2016
    Brought together in one delightful and informative guide are the top 101 cocktails to try before you die, from the classics (Old-Fashioned, Manhattan, Vesper) to the less well-known (Scofflaw, Irish Mermaid, Bramble).With fascinating insight, this book takes the reader on a captivating tour through history's most famous (and infamous) cocktails. Each entry comes with a detailed history, entertaining anecdotes and of course a list of ingredients, as well as retellings of cocktail myths and legends. Whether you are a spirits aficionado or simply enjoy a good drink, this is the must-have cocktail handbook.
  • 101 Mojitos and Other Muddled Drinks (101 Cocktails)

    By Kim Haasarud

    Our Price: $16.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780470505212
    • Publisher: Wiley
    • Published: March 2011
    101 cool cocktails for warm-weather funIn the last few years, the mojito has become a staple cocktail at summertime parties and bars across the country. This simple mix of rum, fresh muddled mint leaves, and lime juice served over ice with a splash of soda is the perfect drink for cooling down on a hot, sunny day.101 Mojitos and Other Muddled Drinks provides expert guidance on mixing the perfect mojito, as well as 100 variations and other muddled drink recipes that focus on fresh ingredients and plenty of ripe fruit. In addition to mojitos, you'll find caipirinhas, caipiroskas, crushes, and margaritas as well. In fact, if you've got fresh fruit of any kind on hand, you'll probably find more than enough delicious and refreshing ways to use it.Includes 101 recipes illustrated with brilliant four-color photographs throughoutFeatures recipes that emphasize fresh fruit and herbs and inventive tweaks on classic summer drinksWith such drinks and variations as Blood Orange Mojito, Pomegranate Mandarin Mojito, Concorde Grape Sage Caipirinha, Watermelon Basil Lemonade, Blackberry Grappa Smash, and the classic Old FashionedWhether you're hanging out in the backyard, lounging by the pool, or eating at an outdoor restaurant, the mojito and its muddled cousins make the perfect summer drinks.
  • 101 Sangrias and Pitcher Drinks

    By Kim Haasarud

    Our Price: $16.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780470169414
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: March 2008
    Sangrias and punches are great drinks for parties and get-togethers. They're creative and informal and great for the summer time. They are cool and refreshing drinks that are simple to make and funto drink. Author Kim Haasarud provides readers with 101 different kinds of Sangrias and Pitcher Drinks. Some are old favorites like Spanish Sangria while others are wild and creative like Macadamia Nut Brulee or White Peach Sangria. Haasarud also offers excellent ideas for themed drinks like the Super bowl Sangria or the 'bridal bowl.' Sangrias and Pitcher drinks are the perfect addition to any party or gathering.
  • 101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die

    By Ian Buxton

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780755360833
    • Publisher: Headline Book Publishing
    • Published: December 2010
    A fun and accessible guide to completing an education in whiskey from a man who knows his hooch Avoiding the deliberately obscure, the ridiculously limited, and the absurdly expensive, whiskey expert Ian Buxton has scoured the shelves of the world's whiskey warehouses to recommend an eclectic selection of old favorites, stellar newcomers, and mystifyingly unknown drams that simply have to be drunk. This witty, focused, and practical guide is not an awards list or a list of the 101 "Best" whiskies in the world in the opinion of some self-appointed whiskey guru. It's simply a guide to 101 whiskies that enthusiasts really must seek out and try—love them or hate them—to complete their whiskey education. What's more, it's both practical and realistic as it cuts through the clutter, decodes the marketing hype, and gets straight to the point; whether from India or America, Sweden or Ireland, Japan or the hills, glens, and islands of Scotland—here are the 101 whiskies that every whiskey enthusiast needs to try. Sláinte!
  • 150-Calorie Cocktails: All-Natural Drinks and Snacks

    By Clarkson Potter

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780804186216
    • Publisher: Clarkson Potter
    • Published: March 2015
    Features recipes for deliciously drinkable cocktails made with healthy, fresh ingredients, including all-natural spirits, juices, herbs, fruits and vegetables, each with less than 150 calories, including shandys, wine spritzers and mimosas.
  • 2000 Champagnes

    By Richard Juhlin

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789163062605
    • Publisher: M.T. Train/Scala Books
    • Published: August 1999
  • The 24-Hour Wine Expert

    By Jancis Robinson

    Our Price: $11.65
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781419722660
    • Publisher: Abrams Image
    • Published: September 2016
  • 500 Cocktails: The Only Cocktail Compendium You'll Ever Need

    By Wendy Sweetser

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781416205210
    • Publisher: Sellers Publishing
    • Published: October 2008
  • 99 Drams of Whiskey: The Accidental Hedonist's Quest for the Perfect Shot and the History of the Drink

    By Kate Hopkins

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312638320
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
    • Published: July 2010
    Kate Hopkins knew there had to be more to whiskey than using it a mixer with Sunny Delight. She had an unquenchable thirst to learn more about 'the drink' and, accompanied by her friend Krysta, set out on an ambitious itinerary through Ireland, Scotland, Canada, and the United States researching its history and sampling as many drams as possible along the way. Hopkins visited historians and pub owners, went to distilleries and tasting rooms, and interviewed the aficionados and the common drinkers, all in pursuit of stories about whiskey. The result is a fun and engaging travelogue in search of the perfect shot.
  • 99 Drams of Whiskey: The Accidental Hedonist's Quest for the Perfect Shot and the History of the Drink

    By Kate Hopkins

    Our Price: $12.47
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780312381080
    • Publisher: ST. MARTIN'S PRESS
    • Published: May 2009
    Ah whiskey, that most dear and forgiving of companions. Where would the world be without you? That's not a question Kate Hopkins wanted to consider, and instead the noted food blogger and comedian set out to quench her powerful thirst for, ahem, knowledge about this most powerful of spirits. '99 Drams of Whiskey' finds Hopkins in Ireland, in Soctland, and then back to the New World--first home of bourbon--as she discovers the powerful hold each variation of whiskey has on the pride and personalities of its local advocates. Hopkins blends research, storytelling, and her trademark sense of humor masterfully in this excellent memoir!
  • Absinthe: History in a Bottle

    By Barnaby Conrad

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780877014867
    • Publisher: Chronicle Books
    • Published: December 1988
    The emerald-green liqueur with the licorice flavor and devastatingly high alcohol content was the favorite libation of a generation of Europeans and also blamed for most of the social ills of the Victorian age. This lively history, illustrated with artworks, advertisements, and photographs of the period, explains a unique cultural phenomenon. Color, B&W illus. 160p. Pap.
  • Academie Du Vin Complete Wine Course: A Comprehensive Course in Wine Appreciation, Tasting and Study

    By Steven Spurrier

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780399128325
    • Publisher: Putnam's Sons
    • Published: October 1983
    Explains how wine is made, surveys the major wine producing regions of the world, and discusses the characteristics of the various types of wines
  • The Accidental Connoisseur: An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World

    By Lawrence Osborne

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780865476332
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
    • Published: March 2004
    Weaving together a cast of eccentrics and obsessives, industry magnates and small farmers, the author explores the way technological change, opinionated critics, consumer trends, wheelers and dealers, trade wars, and mass-market tastes have made the wine we drink today almost unrecognizable compared to the vintages drunk by our grandparents. All in 'a wine book like no other.' 262p.

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