Wine Folly

Wine Folly Author Madeline Puckette
ISBN-10 9780399575969
Year 2015-09-22
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The best introductory book on wine to come along in years” (The Washington Post) from the creators of the award-winning winefolly.com Red or white? Cabernet or merlot? Light or bold? What to pair with food? Drinking great wine isn’t hard, but finding great wine does require a deeper understanding of the fundamentals. Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine will help you make sense of it all in a unique infographic wine book. Designed by the creators of WineFolly.com, which has won Wine Blogger of the Year from the International Wine & Spirits Competition, this book combines sleek, modern information design with data visualization and gives readers pragmatic answers to all their wine questions, including: • Detailed taste profiles of popular and under-the-radar wines. • A guide to pairing food and wine. • A wine-region section with detailed maps. • Practical tips and tricks for serving wine. • Methods for tasting wine and identifying flavors. Packed with information and encouragement, Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine will empower your decision-making with practical knowledge and give you confidence at the table.

Wine Folly

Wine Folly Author Madeline Puckette
ISBN-10 9780718184537
Year 2015-11-26
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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Red or white? Cabernet or Merlot? Medium or full-bodied? Drinking great wine isn't hard, but finding a great wine is much easier when you understand the fundamentals. Using artistic info-graphics and flowcharts, Madeline Puckette and Justin Hammack have created a robust resource packed with information. From tips on which glasses to use, and easy-to-grasp flavour wheels for each wine type, to simple tasting and food-pairing notes, Wine Folly is a fascinating modern and colourful guide. This accessible book will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to enjoy great wines. The perfect wine companion.

Wine For Dummies

Wine For Dummies Author Ed McCarthy
ISBN-10 9781119118848
Year 2015-10-26
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Are you up to date on today's wine scene? Wine For Dummies, 6th Edition reveals what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine. With new and revised content, this edition of the popular Wine For Dummies text takes you on a tour of emerging and old world wine regions, showcasing the varieties and styles you need to know to stay up to date on today's wine scene. In addition to highlighting wines themselves, this approachable resource offers insight into wine shops, supermarket wine selections, wine and food pairings, vintage charts, and price guidelines. For the aspiring wine aficionado, the text offers expert advice on buying, collecting, and rating wines—and can direct you in updating your personal collection through its thorough guidance. Wine has, for generations, been an important part of culture and society around the world. Over time, trends in wine change—as do the ways in which it is created, celebrated, and enjoyed. Exploring today's wine trends is a great way to learn more about and appreciate different cultures—and let's be honest: educational value aside, wine tastes amazing. Understand different grape varieties and varying wine styles Read wine lists and labels, and understand how to use them to make the right purchases Pair your wine with food in a way that will bring out the best flavors in all aspects of your meal Explore how to best select, store, open, pour, and enjoy your wine Wine For Dummies, 6th Edition provides you with the information you need to confidently navigate today's wine scene!

Wine All the Time

Wine  All the Time Author Marissa A. Ross
ISBN-10 9780399574177
Year 2017-06-27
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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“Can I just be Marissa, please? I want to be hilarious and sexy and smart and insanely knowledgeable about wine.” —Mindy Kaling A fresh, fun, and unpretentious guide to wine from Marissa A. Ross, official wine columnist for Bon Appétit. Does the thought of having to buy wine for a dinner party stress you out? Is your go-to strategy to pick the bottle with the coolest label? Are you tired of choosing pairings based on your wallet, instead of your palate? Fear not! Bon Appétit wine columnist and Wine. All The Time. blogger Marissa A. Ross is here to help. In this utterly accessible yet comprehensive guide to wine, Ross will walk you through the ins and outs of wine culture. Told in her signature comedic voice, with personal anecdotes woven in among its lessons, Wine. All the Time. will teach you to sip confidently, and make you laugh as you're doing it. In Wine. All The Time., you’ll learn how to: • Describe what you’re drinking, and recognize your preferences • Find the best bottle for you budget and occasion • Read and understand what’s written on a wine label • Make the perfect pairings between what you’re drinking and what you’re eating • Throw the best damn dinner party your guests will ever attend • And much more

Washington Wines and Wineries

Washington Wines and Wineries Author Paul Gregutt
ISBN-10 9780520261389
Year 2010
Pages 331
Language en
Publisher Univ of California Press
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Offers a comprehensive, critical, and accessible account of Washington State's wine-producing region, pointing out the best vineyards, the most accomplished winemakers, the must-have wines, and the newcomers to watch.

Wine A Tasting Course

Wine A Tasting Course Author Marnie Old
ISBN-10 9781409357469
Year 2014-01-16
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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Demystify wine with this ultimate visual course for wine lovers - now available in PDF. Think while you drink with Wine A Tasting Course. A fresh take on the world of wine, showing you what you need to know and exploding wine myths. Can't smell honeysuckle or taste tobacco? So what. Wine A Tasting Course focuses on you, helping you to discover which wines you like and why. Easy to understand, jargon-free and full of fun infographics, this no-nonsense book will help you to appreciate enjoying wine in everyday life, exploring talking, tasting and buying wine, before then covering grape varieties and regions. Drink alongside your discoveries with fun wine tasting tests that cover wines from all over the world and learn key wine facts in "Did you know" boxes. Wine- A Tasting Course is perfect for anyone looking for a practical dynamic guide to wine tasting that focuses on enjoying and understanding wine for yourself, rather than for others.

The Concise Guide to Wine and Blind Tasting

The Concise Guide to Wine and Blind Tasting Author Neel Burton
ISBN-10 099291275X
Year 2016-06-15
Pages 324
Language en
Publisher Acheron Press
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All the major wine styles and regions are covered in the new edition of thisclear and concise primer, together with notes on the history of wine, winemaking, and blind tasting."

The 24 Hour Wine Expert

The 24 Hour Wine Expert Author Jancis Robinson
ISBN-10 9780141983639
Year 2016-02-04
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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Wine is now one of the most popular drinks in the world. Many wine drinkers wish they knew more about it without having to understand every detail or go on a wine course. In The 24-Hour Wine Expert, Jancis Robinson shares her expertise with authority, wit and approachability. From the difference between red and white, to the shape of bottles and their labels, descriptions of taste, colour and smell, to pairing wine with food and the price-quality correlation, Robinson helps us make the most of this mysteriously delicious drink.

Oldman s Guide to Outsmarting Wine

Oldman s Guide to Outsmarting Wine Author Mark Oldman
ISBN-10 9781101664698
Year 2004-12-07
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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For the thousands of people who know nothing about wine and want to rectify that swiftly and painlessly, Mark Oldman?the ?Naked Chef? of wine?is here to help with the kind of information readers can use right now: ? Australian Shiraz is the most instantly likable red under $15 ? Drink slightly sweet wine with spicy food ? Judge a wine shop by whether it has homemade shelf signs ? Don?t store unopened wine in the refrigerator for more than a week Loaded with his personal recommendations?including the top 100 wines less than $15?Oldman?s Guide also includes the wine picks of an eclectic mix of collectors, from Le Cirque owner Sirio Maccioni to Morley Safer of 60 Minutes. This is a wine guide like no other and is sure to be savored by anyone who wants their wine without the attitude.

The Essential Guide to Bordeaux Wines

The Essential Guide to Bordeaux Wines Author Bordeaux Wine School
ISBN-10 161769164X
Year 2015-09-01
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher Harry N. Abrams
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Wine lovers appreciate not just the taste of wine and the pleasure it gives them, they also enjoy the lifestyle and culture associated with it and the values it conveys. Both a handbook and an illustrated history, this new guide offers all readers--from novice to professional--the keys to fully appreciating Bordeaux wines and their rich culture. Explore the wine châteaux, the Bordeaux wine trade, the art of wine blending, the rules of tasting, and the best food and wine pairings, as written by the world-renowned experts of the Bordeaux Wine School. This comprehensive guide to great wines, terroirs, and grape varieties includes a wealth of illustrations--lush photographs as well as original drawings, maps, charts, tables, and diagrams (plus links to 40 instructive videos)--that make this book essential reading for all wine lovers.

Hugh Johnson s Pocket Wine

Hugh Johnson s Pocket Wine Author Hugh Johnson
ISBN-10 9781784722517
Year 2016-09-08
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2017 is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 40th year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive up-to-the minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This year's special anniversary edition also contains a colour supplement exploring 40 fascinating stories from cities with great vineyards close by to 'new' grapes that have come on the scene.

The Wine Bible

The Wine Bible Author Karen MacNeil
ISBN-10 9780761187158
Year 2015-10-13
Pages 1008
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of The Wine Bible, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as “The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject” (Danny Meyer), “A guide that has all the answers” (Bobby Flay), “Astounding” (Thomas Keller), and “A magnificent masterpiece of wine writing” (Kevin Zraly). Like a lively course from an expert teacher, The Wine Bible grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos (all new for this edition), maps, labels, and recommended bottles. Karen MacNeil’s information comes directly through primary research; for this second edition she has tasted more than 10,000 wines and visited dozens of wine regions around the world. New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed—and, because of the author’s unique voice, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, elegant, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin.” Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. A sheet of ice. A great crackling bolt of lightning.”

Wine it s not rocket science

Wine it s not rocket science Author Ophélie Neiman
ISBN-10 9780600635055
Year 2017-06-01
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Rocket science is complicated, wine doesn't have to be. With information presented in an easy, illustrated style, and bursting with fool-proof and reliable advice, Wine: it's not rocket science is the guide that answers the sentence: I wish I knew more about wine. From how grapes are grown, harvested and turned into wine, to judging the colour, aroma and taste of the world's most popular varietals, to understanding terroir and feeling confident serving and ordering wine at any occasion, this book explains it all in the simplest way possible. Every page, every piece of information, and every detail is illustrated in charming and informative colour drawings and infographics.

French Wines

French Wines Author Robert Joseph
ISBN-10 0789446251
Year 1999
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Dk Pub
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Provides a comprehensive guide to the wines of France, describes the wine-growing regions, and recommends classic dishes to match the wines