The Wine Bible
Workman Publishing, 2001 - 910 pagine
THE MOST COMPLETE WINE BOOK EVER. A must for anyone who loves wine, whether they are a pro or an amateur. Thorough, authoritative, and entertaining. (Robert Mondavi, founder and chairman emeritus of the Robert Mondavi Family of Wines)
"The most informative and entertaining book I've ever seen on the subject." (Danny Meyer, co-author of The Union Square Cafe Cookbook)
The essentials: The romance and intrigue of Burgundy of sauvignon blanc and the surprising elegance of Spain's top Riojas. Italy, one of wine's most enchanting and ancient homelands. What makes a great wine great? The reason behind Champagne's bubbles. The precise and food-friendly wines of Germany. California, wine's Camelot. The lip-smackingly good wines of Australia. The complexities of Port revealed. How a vineyard profoundly affects a wine's character.
Plus, matching wine with food - and mood. The secrets of professional wine tasters and how to expand your wine-tasting vocabulary. And everything else you need to know to buy, store, serve, and enjoy the world's most captivating beverage.
The shimmering elegance of Veuve Clicquot, affordable luxury in a glass, page 185.
Ravishing, elegant, and rich, Petrus in Ingrid Bergman in red satin, page 156.
Some wines are like people... they get better as they get older, pg. 64.
Sherry, the world's most misunderstood and underappreciated wine, page 437.
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Review: The Wine BibleRecensione dell'utente - John - Goodreads
If one wants to learn about wine, this is the book. It can easily be read in parts of just used as a reference guide about the various grapes. Indeed, once you read it, I you probably will keep ignored handy as a reference guide. Leggi recensione completa
Review: The Wine BibleRecensione dell'utente - Cari - Goodreads
Of note: I only read the first part containing information on wine making and tasting, various grapes, and the differences between reds and whites (aside from color, of course), so my rating is based ... Leggi recensione completa