Wine For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, 8 ott 2015 - 432 pagine
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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!

 

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You generally know what you are getting with the "Dummies" series. No fancy illustrations or photographs (though 7 icons with various meanings: Real Deal, Remember, Worth the Search, Snob Alert, etc ... Leggi recensione completa

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ine for Dummies is a great book for both the experienced and novice wine drinker. The Introduction goes through how the book is organized and which parts of the book should be read, depending on what ... Leggi recensione completa

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Table of Contents
How Wine Happens
Wine and You Up Close and Personal
Serving Wine
Knowing the Wines of France
Italy the Land of Great Vino
America America
The Southern Hemisphere Arises
Wines Exotic Face
When Youve Caught the
Answers to Ten Common
Ten Wine Myths Demystified

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Informazioni sull'autore (2015)

Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan share over a half-century of professional wine experience and have coauthored 12 books on wine. Ed also writes for the trade publication Beverage Media and is a columnist for Wine Review Online. Mary is president of the International Wine Center, a prominent wine school in New York City.

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