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

Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine

“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.   Kevin Zraly, America’s ultimate wine educator, demystifies every aspect of choosing, tasting, and enjoying wine. 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, lush photographs, a wealth of infographics, best value bottles for each country, hundreds of labels to help you find the right wines, and guided tastings. It also includes the latest vintages to savor, comprehensive notes on food pairings, and answers to frequently asked questions. This revised and expanded edition features new classes on South America, Australia, and New Zealand, sparkling wine, and fortified wine as well as information on cutting-edge trends (rosé, Prosecco) and emerging wine regions, including Sicily and China. The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course gives you all the tools you need to discover and enjoy the best wines for you.

  • ASIN: 1454930462

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2019

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book

The brand new edition of the unrivalled and bestselling Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book.Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 42nd 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 new edition also contains a special supplement on Organic, Natural and Biodynamic wines.

  • ASIN: 1784725285

Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide

Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master

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. 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, as well as up-and-coming areas such as Greece and Hungary;  *  wine labeling and classification 101 for wine countries such as France, Italy, Spain, Germany, 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 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. It's the ultimate gift for any wine lover.

  • ASIN: 0525533893

The Wine Bible

The Wine

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.”  

  • Brand: Workman Publishing Company
  • ASIN: B00U0OBRAS

Champagne [Boxed Book & Map Set]: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region

Champagne [Boxed Book & Map Set]: The Essential

Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award in "Reference, History, Scholarship"Winner of the 2017 André Simon Drink Book AwardWinner of the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook Award for "Wine, Beer & Spirits"From Peter Liem, the lauded expert behind the top-rated online resource ChampagneGuide.net, comes this groundbreaking guide to the modern wines of Champagne--a region that in recent years has undergone one of the most dramatic transformations in the wine-growing world. This luxurious box set includes a pullout tray with a complete set of seven vintage vineyard maps by Louis Larmat, a rare and indispensable resource that beautifully documents the region’s terroirs. With extensive grower and vintner profiles, as well as a fascinating look at Champagne’s history and lore, Champagne explores this legendary wine as never before.

  • ASIN: 1607748428

Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine

Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to

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.

  • Brand: Avery Pub Group
  • ASIN: 1592408990

Penin Guide to Spanish Wine 2019

Penin Guide to Spanish Wine

• Now in its 28th edition, this is the definitive guide to Spanish wine• Contains information on 11,500 new wines• Includes a free web code that allows access to the Grupo Peñín online database on winesNow in its 28th edition, the Peñin Guide to Spanish Wine 2019 is the definitive guide to Spanish wine. Each year our team of tasters travels to every wine-growing area of Spain to taste and review new varieties, labels and vintages, and this year's edition of the guide contains information on more than 11,500 new wines. Whatever your budget, the Peñín Guide is the indispensable guide for those who want to discover the best of Spanish wine

  • ASIN: 8494817639

The Dirty Guide to Wine: Following Flavor from Ground to Glass

The Dirty Guide to Wine: Following Flavor from

Discover new favorites by tracing wine back to its roots Still drinking Cabernet after that one bottle you liked five years ago? It can be overwhelming if not intimidating to branch out from your go-to grape, but everyone wants their next wine to be new and exciting. How to choose the right one? Award-winning wine critic Alice Feiring presents an all-new way to look at the world of wine. While grape variety is important, a lot can be learned about wine by looking at the source: the ground in which it grows. A surprising amount of information about a wine’s flavor and composition can be gleaned from a region’s soil, and this guide makes it simple to find the wines you’ll love. Featuring a foreword by Master Sommelier Pascaline Lepeltier, who contributed her vast knowledge throughout the book, The Dirty Guide to Wine organizes wines not by grape, not by region, not by New or Old World, but by soil. If you enjoy a Chardonnay from Burgundy, you might find the same winning qualities in a deep, red Rioja. Feiring also provides a clarifying account of the traditions and techniques of wine-tasting, demystifying the practice and introducing a whole new way to enjoy wine to sommeliers and novice drinkers alike.

  • ASIN: 1581573847

Washington Wines and Wineries: The Essential Guide

Washington Wines and Wineries: The Essential

As the global wine industry reinvents itself for twenty first–century palates, Washington is poised to become as important and influential as California on the world stage. National and international attention has brought interest in the state’s wines to an all-time high. Yet, in just the past few years, a tidal wave of change has rolled over the state’s wine industry. To keep wine enthusiasts thoroughly up to date, Paul Gregutt has now completely revised and expanded his critically acclaimed guide to Washington’s best grapes, vineyards, wines, winemakers, and wineries. With twice as many winery and vineyard profiles, updated tasting notes, and new recommended producers for each grape variety, this edition of Washington Wines and Wineries will continue to be the definitive reference on the subject.

  • ASIN: 0520272684

Cheese & Wine: A Guide to Selecting, Pairing, and Enjoying

Cheese & Wine: A Guide to Selecting, Pairing,

From the best-selling author of The Cheese Course comes a new guide to enjoying one of the most basic yet sophisticated culinary delights: cheese and wine. Janet Fletcher leads readers on an international tour of 70 cheeses,exploring the best wine pairings and serving suggestions. From Oregon's autumnal Rogue River Blue to aromatic Brind'Amour evocative of the Corsican countryside, cheese lovers will savor the range of textures, flavors, and colors. Featuring mouth-watering color photography and detailed, informative text, this collection of cheeses and the wines that go with them will inspire perfect pairings.

  • Brand: Chronicle Books
  • ASIN: 0811857433
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