The 24-Hour Wine Expert

Abrams Image - So pour a glass and get reading!Note: the simulated wine stains on the cover of the book are a design element and are intentional.  . In her pithy, approachable, robinson shares her expertise with authority, and approachability, comprehensive guide, what wine labels signify, wit, tackling questions such as how to select the right bottle at retail, how to understand the properties of color and aroma, and how to match food and wine.

Many wine drinkers wish they knew more without having to understand every nuance or go to expensive wine tastings. In her new book, the leading international authority on wine, Jancis Robinson, grants the wishes of would-be wine experts the world over. With the 24-hour wine expert, anyone can learn all that is really important about wine in a single day.

The 24-Hour Wine Expert - Robinson’s proposition is irresistible: In just 24 hours, anyone can become a wine expert.

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The Oxford Companion to Wine Oxford Companions

OUP Oxford - Published in 1994 to worldwide acclaim, winning every major wine book award including the Glenfiddich and Julia Child/IACP awards, the first edition of Jancis Robinson's seminal volume immediately attained legendary status, as well as writer and woman of the year accolades for its editor on both sides of the Atlantic.

Over 60 per cent of all entries have been revised; and useful lists and statistics are appended, as well as vineyard area, including a unique list of the world's controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties, wine productionand consumption by country. Illustrated with almost 30 updated maps of every important wine region in the world, many useful charts and diagrams, this Companion is unlike any other wine book, cultural, offering an understanding of wine in all of its wider contexts—notably historical, and 16 stunning colour photographs, and scientific—and serving as a truly companionable point of reference into which any wine-lover can dip and browse.

Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, The Oxford Companion to Winepresents almost 4, and tasters in wine through the ages; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, 000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, growers, from its origins to the present day.

The Oxford Companion to Wine Oxford Companions - . More than 180 esteemed contributors including 58 new to this edition range frominternationally renowned academics to some of the most famous wine writers and wine specialists in the world. Now exhaustively updated, this fourth edition incorporates the very latest international research to present 300 new entries on topics ranging from additives and wine apps to WSET and Zelen.

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The New Wine Rules: A Genuinely Helpful Guide to Everything You Need to Know

Ten Speed Press - There are few greater pleasures in life than enjoying a wonderful glass of wine. Don’t save a great bottle for anything more than a rainy day. The first step is to forget all the useless, needlessly complicated stuff the “experts” have been telling you. So why does finding and choosing one you like seem so stressful? Now, becoming a happier, more confident wine drinker is easy.

And the news is good! For example: A wine’s price rarely reflects its quality. In the new wine rules, acclaimed wine writer Jon Bonné explains everything you need to know in simple, beautifully illustrated, easy-to-digest tidbits. You can drink rosé any time of year.

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Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide

Avery - James beard award winner   *   the expanded wine guide from the creators of WineFolly. Com, packed with new information for devotees and newbies alike. Wine folly became a sensation for its inventive, easy-to-digest approach to learning about wine. Now in a new, expanded hardcover edition, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect guide for anyone looking to take his or her wine knowledge to the next level.

It's the ultimate gift for any wine lover. Wine folly: magnum edition includes:  *  more than 100 grapes and wines color-coded by style so you can easily find new wines you'll love;  *  a wine region explorer with detailed maps of the top wine regions, Germany, as well as up-and-coming areas such as Greece and Hungary;  *  wine labeling and classification 101 for wine countries such as France, Spain, Italy, and Austria;  *  an expanded food and wine pairing section;  *  a primer on acidity and tannin--so you can taste wine like a pro;  *  more essential tips to help you cut through the complexity of the wine world and become an expert.

Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide - Wine folly: magnum edition is the must-have book for the millions of fans of WineFolly. Com and for any budding oenophile who wants to boost his or her wine knowledge in a practical and fun way.

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The Wine Bible

Workman Publishing Company - New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. A great crackling bolt of lightning. ”  . And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed—and, elegant, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, because of the author’s unique voice, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin.

Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. A sheet of ice. 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, “Astounding” Thomas Keller, “A guide that has all the answers” Bobby Flay, and “A magnificent masterpiece of wine writing” Kevin Zraly.

The Wine Bible - 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. Like a lively course from an expert teacher, tips, maps, The Wine Bible grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, photos all new for this edition, glossaries, definitions, amusing anecdotes, labels, and recommended bottles.

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Wine: A No-Snob Guide: Drink Outside the Box

Rockridge Press - From vineyard production to selecting stemware, maps, featuring lush full-page photos, prepare for a wine adventure, and illustrations. Uncork wine myths. You'll get a no-nonsense crash course that serves easy-to-understand vocabulary. Should white wine be chilled? can you drink reds with fish?Find out in Wine: A No-Snob Guide, the perfect pairing for the budding wine enthusiast.

Forget intimidating wine speak. Journey the globe, touring the wine regions of California to Europe to South America and discover your personal palate along the way. Light, fun, never dry, this go-to guide helps you confidently explore the wine world. This entertaining wine guide offers:the history and origin of winetypes of grapes & wine categoriesTasting & food pairing tipsBuying & storing basicsWhether you're looking to learn the basics, impress your boss, or redeem yourself after referring to sommelier as an African country,  Wine: A No-Snob Guide will have you swirling and sipping like a pro.

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Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: Revised, Updated & Expanded Edition

Sterling Epicure - This revised and expanded edition features new classes on South America, Prosecco and emerging wine regions, sparkling wine, and New Zealand, Australia, and fortified wine as well as information on cutting-edge trends rosé, including Sicily and China. Kevin zraly, america’s ultimate wine educator, demystifies every aspect of choosing, tasting, and enjoying wine.

It also includes the latest vintages to savor, comprehensive notes on food pairings, and answers to frequently asked questions. From the renowned reds of bordeaux and california to the trail-blazing whites of Washington State and New Zealand, this essential volume features maps of each region, best value bottles for each country, lush photographs, hundreds of labels to help you find the right wines, a wealth of infographics, and guided tastings.

Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: Revised, Updated & Expanded Edition - The windows on the world complete Wine Course gives you all the tools you need to discover and enjoy the best wines for you. When it comes to beginners’ wine guides, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is one of the perennial best. Wall street journal  with more than three million copies sold, this perennial bestseller by James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Kevin Zraly is the definitive guide to understanding and appreciating wine.

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Adventures on the Wine Route: A Wine Buyer's Tour of France 25th Anniversary Edition

Farrar, Straus and Giroux - In doing so, he never shies away from the attitudes, opinions, and beliefs that have made him one of our most respected and outspoken authorities on wine. And one cannot appreciate french wine with any depth of understanding without knowing how the French themselves look at their wines, descending into their cold, tasting with them, humid cellars, by going to the source, and listening to the language they employ to describe their wines.

Here, the finish, the oak, the body, kermit lynch assures a whole new generation of readers—as well as his loyal fans—that discussions about wine need not focus so stringently on "the pH, " but rather on the "gaiety" of the way "the tart fruit perfumes the palate and the brain. ". When adventures on the wine route was first published, true, Victor Hazan said, "In Kermit Lynch's small, delightful book there is more understanding about what wine really is than in everything else I have read.

Adventures on the Wine Route: A Wine Buyer's Tour of France 25th Anniversary Edition - A quarter century later, this remarkable journey of wine, travel, and taste remains an essential volume for wine lovers. Lynch draws vivid portraits of vintners—from inebriated négociants to a man who oversees a vineyard that has been in his family for five hundred years—and memorably evokes the countryside at every turn.

Yet his guiding philosophy is exquisitely simple.

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Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine

Avery - Practical tips and tricks for serving wine. A guide to pairing food and wine. Designed by the creators of WineFolly. Com, this book combines sleek, modern information design with data visualization and gives readers pragmatic answers to all their wine questions, which has won Wine Blogger of the Year from the International Wine & Spirits Competition, including:    •  Detailed taste profiles of popular and under-the-radar wines.

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 - . A wine-region section with detailed maps. 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. Methods for tasting wine and identifying flavors. Wine folly: the essential guide to Wine will help you make sense of it all in a unique infographic wine book.

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Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours

Ecco - An indispensable book for every wine lover, from some of the world's leading wine experts. Where do wine grapes come from and how are grape varieties related to one another? What is the historical background of each one? Where are they grown? What sort of wines do they make?Using cutting-edge DNA analysis and detailing almost 1, 400 distinct grape varieties, as well as myriad correct and incorrect synonyms, this book examines grapes and wine as never before.

Combining jancis robinson's worldview and nose for good writing and good wines with Julia Harding's research, expertise, and attention to detail plus Dr. Here is a complete, alphabetically presented profile of all grape varieties of relevance to the wine lover, charting the relationships between them and including unique and astounding family trees, their characteristics in the vineyard, and—most important—what the wines made from them taste like.

Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours - Presented in a stunning design with eight-page gatefolds that reveal the family trees, and a rich variety of full-color illustrations from Viala and Vermorel's century-old classic ampelography, the text will deepen readers' understanding of grapes and wine with every page. Vouillamoz's unique level of scholarship, Wine Grapes offers essential and original information in greater depth and breadth than has ever been available before.

This is a book for wine students, wine experts, and wine lovers everywhere.

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The Sommelier's Atlas of Taste: A Field Guide to the Great Wines of Europe

Ten Speed Press - And there are books that describe the way basic wines and grapes should taste. Winner of the prestigious andré simon Drink Book AwardThe first definitive reference book to describe, region-by-region, how the great wines of Europe should taste. The result is the most in-depth study of the world's greatest wine regions ever published.

But there are no books that describe the intricacies of the way wines from various subregions, soils, and appellations should taste. Paying attention to styles, but in the modern way--appellation by appellation, winemakers, and the most cutting-edge of trends, this book explains how to understand the wines of the world not in the classical way, soil by soil, soils, technique by technique--making it an essential reference and instant classic.

The Sommelier's Atlas of Taste: A Field Guide to the Great Wines of Europe - Now, you can learn about the differences between wines from the 7 grand crus and 40 premier crus of Chablis, Champagne, or the terroirs in Barolo, for the first time ever, and Bordeaux. There are books that describe the geography of wine regions. This will be the go-to guide for aspiring sommeliers, wine aficionados who want to improve their blind tasting skills, and amateur enthusiasts looking for a straightforward and visceral way to understand and describe wine.

In this seminal addition to the wine canon, noted experts Rajat Parr and Jordan Mackay share everything they've learned in their decades of tasting wine.

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