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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years. Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Florence and Tuscany, including renowned Renaissance art, stunning churches, superb wineries, and charming hill towns. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth. This travel guide includes:· Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks· A great itinerary to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path· In-depth breakout features on The Duomo, Santa Croce, and Piazza del Campo· Major sights such as the Galleria degli Uffizi, the Leaning Tower and San Gimignano · Side Trips from Florence · Coverage of Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Northwest Tuscany, Chianti, Siena and Central Tuscany, Ar
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FOOD & WINE 2017 Wine Guide: America

American wineries step up! The 2017 Food & Wine Wine Guide provides accessible expert reviews and recommendations of the top bottlings from 500 wineries across the United States. From established producers to exciting up-and-comers we uncork Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays, Cabernets and Merlots from California, the Pacific Northwest, across the Heartland and the East Coast. There is no better time for American wine and no better guide than the 2017 Food & Wine Guide!
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Wine Isn

Rocket science is complicated, wine doesn't have to be! With information presented in an easy, illustrated style, and chock-full of the fool-proof and reliable knowledge of a seasoned oenophile, Wine Isn't Rocket Science is the guide you always wished existed. From how grapes are grown, harvested and turned into wine, to judging the color, aroma, and taste of the world's most popular varietals, to understanding terroir and feeling confident ordering and serving wine at any occasion, this book explains it all in the simplest possible way. Every page, every piece of information, and every detail is illustrated in charming and informative four-color drawings that explain concepts at a glance. Includes detailed information on the following varietals (wine made from a particular grape) in the order in which they're presented in the book:WhiteChardonnaySauvignon BlancCheninGewürztraminerViognierSemillonRieslingMarsanne BlendRolle-VermentinoMuscatPinot Grigio/GrisPinot BlancMuscadetSoaveAlba
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MICHELIN Guide San Francisco 2017: Bay Area & Wine Country Restaurants (Michelin Guide/Michelin)

Locals and travelers looking for great places to eat turn to the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country 2017 with carefully researched, objective recommendations to more than 500 mouthwatering restaurants representing 50+ different cuisines. Anonymous experienced inspectors use the renowned Michelin food star rating system to craft an objective list of suggested restaurants. The selection offers choices for all palates and pocketbooks. Readers can safely rely on the annually updated guide where all restaurants are recommended.
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Halliday Wine Companion 2017: The Bestselling and Definitive Guide to Australian Wine

The bible for lovers of Australian wine, detailing the best wineries and vintages of the regionsKeenly anticipated each year by winemakers, collectors, and wine lovers, the Halliday Wine Companion is recognized as the industry benchmark for Australian wine. The 2017 edition has been completely revised to bring you up-to-the-minute information. In his inimitable style, Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine through detailed tasting notes, each with vintage-specific ratings, and advice on optimal drinking, as well as each wine's closure, alcohol content, and price. He provides information about the wineries, winemakers, and other important details such as vineyard sizes, opening times, contact details, and website addresses.The Halliday Wine Companion is an indispensable reference from the country's leading wine authority and a must-have guide for anyone planning to visit a winegrowing region, or wanting to replenish their cellar or wine rack.
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Slow Wine Guide 2017: A Year in the Life of Italy’s Vineyards and Wines

336 cellars visited, 2,000 wines reviewed      An innovative overview of the Italian wine world, which lists the country’s finest bottles in terms of aroma and taste, sense of terroir, and value for the money. For the sixth consecutive year, Slow Food International offers an English-language edition of its unique guide to Italian wines whose qualities extend well beyond the palate. Drawing upon visits to more than 300 cellars, the 2000 wine reviews in Slow Wine 2017 describe not only what’s in the glass, but also what’s behind it: the work, aims, and passion of producers; their bond with the land; and their choice of cultivation and cellar techniques?favoring the ones who implement ecologically sustainable winegrowing and winemaking practices. An essential guide for wine lovers and armchair oenophiles and better still for those who get out of that chair once in a while: over half the producers listed will offer a discount of at least 10 percent to anyone who visits them w
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Peñín Guide To Spanish Wine 2017 (Penin Guide to Spanish Wine)

•Now in its 27th edition, this is the definitive guide to Spanish wine•Contains information on almost 11,000 new winesEach year our team travels to every wine-growing area of Spain to taste and review new varieties, labels and vintages. As a result, each year's edition contains fresh information about the most important up-and-coming names in the business. The 2017 guide is no different. Whatever your budget, Guía Peñín is the ultimate work of reference for those who wish to delve into the darkly seductive world of Spanish wine. This fantastic compilation also explores wine-growing, taking into account regional environmental factors such as soil, climate and grape variety. Instructing readers on the basics of wine tasting, with advice on the best way to store and appreciate wine, this is an invaluable guide for both professionals and enthusiastic amateurs.
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Christmas with Southern Living 2015: The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Cooking & Decorating

For over 30 years, Christmas with Southern Living has been the most dependable and up-to-date guide to the holidays. Now, for 2015, Christmas with Southern Living is all new: Included are special Hollywood and television show-inspired menus and décor ideas, and more than 100 recipes especially created for holiday cooking, baking, entertaining, and gift giving. Also included are dozens of kitchen tips and entertaining ideas. A special gifts-from-the-kitchen section includes simple but fun recipes for shareable foods, along with packing and storage information. With over 200 all-new full-color photographs to inspire you, as well as holiday decorations for inside and outside, including tabletops, wreaths, trees, centerpieces, and mantles, Christmas with Southern Living 2015, has everything you need to make your holiday memorable and spectacular.
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Go Clean, Sexy You: A Seasonal Guide to Detoxing and Staying Healthy

Go Clean, Sexy You not only serves up a collection of delicious recipes, but offers a holistic approach on how to live a healthier life?putting whole foods into your body, detoxing every season to regularly cleanse your system, associating with those who fuel you not bring you down, and managing stress with activities that bring you back to balance. A certified health and nutrition coach, author Lisa Consiglio Ryan provides straightforward guidance on how to overcome the obstacles that keep you from losing those last ten pounds, make you feel exhausted every afternoon, and compel you to indulge in unhealthy habits. Spending years struggling with a growing arsenal of health-destroying conditions that ranged from fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism, candida and rosacea to cystitis and tons of allergies, Lisa decided to turn to nutrition and lifestyle to reclaim her health. Then pursuing her education with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, she turned her personal quest into her vocation w
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Food & Wine Wine Guide 2016

The Food & Wine Wine Guide is like having a sommelier inyour back pocket.Smart, easy to use, and authoritative, it takes the guessworkout of buying a bottle by narrowing down the search to theproducers you can trust year in and year out-so there's noneed to worry about the pros and cons of different vintages.Whether you're looking for a terrific everyday bottle orsomething splurge worthy, an American wine or a choice fromfarther afield, this slim little book is your essential resource.The 2016 edition profiles more than 500 of this year's mostreliable producers across the world's major wine regions, alongwith recommendations for more than 1,000 delicious, easilyfound wines.
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