Richard Betts is one of fewer than two hundred master sommeliers in the world, but he’s no wine snob and he hates wine-speak. In the first book of its kind, he helps readers scratch and sniff their way to expertise by introducing the basic components of wine—the fruits, the wood, the earth—enabling anyone to discover the difference between a Syrah and a Sangiovese and get the glass they love every time. Humorously illustrated, with 16 scents, this irresistible gift puts the fun back in wine fundamentals.
From tasting the greatest grapes to creating the perfect cheeseboard, this two volume collection is a definitive guide to the ever-changing character of cheese and wine
There is no other wine that is as versatile, as utterly unique in its range and production methods--and, unfortunately, as misunderstood—as sherry. For centuries, sherry was considered one of the world’s great wines, spoken about in the same reverential terms as the finest Bordeaux and Burgundies. But in the last few decades, sherry lost its way—and cheap, cloyingly sweet blends sullied the reputation of what remains one of Spain’s oldest and greatest winemaking traditions. Thankfully, sherry is in the
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Written expressly for beginning and advanced amateurs, this guide explores home winemaking in practical terms, focusing on the latest fermentation techniques of both red and white wine grapes. This new edition is more user-friendly than ever, containing an expanded offering of tips and advice to help winemakers obtain the best possible yield as well as descriptions of new yeasts, chemicals, and additives available. Detailed information on equipment, supplies, and how to arrange a source for good grapes as
There's a lot to know about wine, but Idiot's Guides: Wine makes learning easy! This beautiful full-color book opens with an introduction to wine, including how it's made and the various types of grapes and wines available. Additional easy-to-understand content clearly shows you how to read a wine label and how to taste wine. The author explains how to buy wine, serve wine at home, order it at restaurants, and perfectly pair it with different types of food. From there, you are taken on a tour of the world's
A wine book unlike any other, THE FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE TO WINE offers a fresh perspective via the single aspect of wine most compelling to food lovers: flavor. At the heart of this indispensable reference, formatted like the authors' two previous bestsellers "The Flavor Bible "and" What to Drink with What You Eat," is an encyclopedic A-to-Z guide profiling hundreds of different wines by their essential characteristics -from body and intensity to distinguishing flavors, from suggested serving temperatures and
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“Entertaining and edifying. . . . [Steinberger] deftly shows how any and all of us can be savvier about wine.”—Bill Ward, Minneapolis Star Tribune Today’s dynamic wine culture calls for a different kind of wine book. The Wine Savant is just that: punchy, polemical, and brimming with insights to educate and entertain beginning wine drinkers and seasoned oenophiles alike. Never has the wine world had so much to offer, and never have smart decisions about value, quality, grape, and season been so difficult to
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The first—and still the best—guide to Oregon’s wine country from well-connected local wine experts. This guide to Oregon’s burgeoning wine scene covers the entire state, from the renowned Willamette Valley to the remote Snake River Valley. While Moore and Welsch focus on touring the state’s wineries, they also provide a wide array of dining and lodging options and spotlight unique recreation, attractions, and natural wonders to seek out in your spare time. 100+ full-color photos
Burgundy has a far stronger hold over the imagination and passions of wine lovers than the relatively modest number of bottles it produces. Over the centuries, hundreds of plots of vineyard land were demarcated, farmed, and individually named. The monks who did this work noticed that each vineyard had a slightly different character, and that this difference was consistently expressed each year in the wine it produced. Today we call this phenomenon "terroir, " and in Burgundy it finds its fullest expression
This impressive guide to one of America's most fabled lands--California's wine country--takes readers to the old wineries, beautiful vineyards, wine country inns, former brothels, bars, graveyards, and desolate coastal regions still frequented by the ghosts of pioneers, explorers, soldiers, Indians, and wine makers. More than 80 haunted locations are described, with background historical information that will help ghost hunters discover spirits that do not come in a bottle. Several appendixes list local
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For this powerful successor to his best-selling guide to California wine, Charles E. Olken has joined forces with Joseph Furstenthal to craft The New Connoisseurs' Guidebook to California Wine and Wineries. An encyclopedia, atlas, and buying guide combined in one comprehensive, authoritative work, this new guide delivers information and guidance that is not available in any other place. From first page to last, it is geared towards a wide range of consumers, yet also offers the depth and detail that made
This updated and revised edition is the essential guide for aspiring wine connoisseurs who are seeking the knowledge and confidence of a C.I.A. wine professional. Written by a leading wine educator from the esteemed Culinary Institute of America, The Sommelier's Guide to Wine is an engaging, in-depth introduction to the often-intimidating world of wine. This fully updated guide provides a basic text for wine aficionados. Created in a handy size and format, it gives wine lovers the confidence and savvy to
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This guidebook gives you everything you need to know when touring California's beautiful wine country If California were an independent nation it would be the fourth leading wine-producing country in the world after Italy, France and Spain. And nowhere else will you find more visitor-friendly wineries. Sampling these and tasting their wines is a rewarding experience, but, faced with the bewildering variety of wineries on offer, it's hard to know where to start. This book guides the wine tourist?not only