Monks and wine by Desmond Seward

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Published by Mitchell Beazley in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Wine and wine making.,
  • Monasteries.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statement[by] Desmond Seward ; with a foreword by Hugh Johnson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTP548 .S48
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4227334M
ISBN 100855331585
LC Control Number80507454

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The monks first established their vineyards in order to produce wine for mass, but gradually viticulture became a vital part of their daily routine, and soon Burgundy wine became famous. InCistercian monks created a walled vineyard (a clos) named Clos de Vougeot that continues to produce great wines (the wines of Romanée-Conti were made here for a while before operations were moved).

The four years of research and, one can assume, wine drinking, have resulted in a book at once complex and knowledgeable in its descriptions of wine making and yet completely readable.

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Monks and Wine Quality in Both the Cote Chalonnaise and Cote d’Or Stone walls, or clos, protected the finest vineyards from wild animals or even human infringement.

According to the Rule of Saint Benedict, the monks’ manual labor was a “means of praising the Lord equal to prayer” and producing the best wine exalted Him higher.

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