Illustrated Historical Universal Ampelography — 551 grape varieties from around the world —

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Ampelografia Universale Storica Illustrata – Illustrated Historical Universal Ampelography united for the first time the most beautiful collections of ampelographic plates ever published: the Ampelographie by Pierre Viala and Victor Vermorel Giorgio Gallesio’s Pomona Italiana and Ampelografia Italiana, by the Ampelographic Committee of the Italian Ministry of Agriculture.

This unique set features a total of 551 grape varieties from around the world, each one illustrated by a beautiful lithograph, and complete with an entry in Italian and English, edited by Anna Schneider, Giusi Mainardi e Stefano Raimondi, describing history, origin and all synonyms.

The publication has achieved important national and international recognition, proof of its outstanding quality. It has received the sponsorship of the Italian Ministries of Agriculture and Economic Development and it also won the prestigious “Gourmand Award” at the 2012 Paris Cookbook Fair.


    Ampelography is the science of identifying, naming and classifying grape varieties through detailed analysis of the unique characteristics of the plant, its morphology and the different phases of its development.

    The work targets enthusiasts as well as professionals working in this field. The enthusiast will appreciate the extraordinary illustrations of the varieties while discovering the stories of the people who, in different parts of the world, helped make them famous over the centuries. The specialist will find detailed information about the distinctive aspects of the plant, which is essential in order to valorize certain varieties, some of which are rare today but were described meticulously by nineteenth-century scholars.

    Book details

    • 3 voll. size 28 x 34 cm
    • Total pages 1440
    • ISBN 978-88-7320-220-2
    • Pasteboard binding
    • Printed on Tatami ivory paper
    • 551 colour lithographs
    • 24.000 synonyms
    • Facing-page translation Italian/English

    Additional information

    Weight 1 kg



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