Wine Folly

Author: Madeline Puckette
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399575969
Release Date: 2015-09-22
Genre: Cooking

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.

Wine Folly

Author: Madeline Puckette
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780718183141
Release Date: 2015-11-26
Genre: Cooking

Red or white? Cabernet or merlot? Drinking great wine isn't hard, but finding great wine is much easier with an understanding of the fundamentals. In Wine Folly, Puckette and Hammack use sleek and modern graphics to simplify complex wine topics. From tips on which glasses to use and easy-to-grasp flavour wheels for each wine type, to simple tasting and food-pairing notes, this colourful and accessible guide will equip you with knowledge and confidence to enjoy great wines. The perfect wine companion.

Wine Folly Magnum Edition

Author: Madeline Puckette
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780525538400
Release Date: 2018-09-25
Genre: Cooking

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.

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

Author: Kevin Zraly
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402767676
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Cooking

Looks at how and where wine is made and how this affects its quality and pricing, including information on how the professionals taste and rate wine and a country-by-country tour of the latest vintages.

Wine for Beginners

Author: Janelle Jalbert
Publisher:
ISBN: 1942915004
Release Date: 2015-01-21
Genre:

Wine is truly the world in a glass, without the travel hassles. However, it can be overwhelming with differences in wine terminology and traditions. Wine for Beginners takes the guesswork out of any wine occasion, allowing you to decode wine culture for yourself, whether you are completely new to wine or you have some sipping experience. Learn how to choose between different wine options, break down wine labels and wine speak, discover the art of food and wine pairing, enjoy wine-related activities, and more. Wine for Beginners is a lighthearted, yet informative must-read for any wine drinker. Janelle Jalbert is your personal wine coach, and takes the mystery out of one of the world's most consumed and cherished beverages. Her simple and friendly approach to selecting, serving, and savoring all types of wine--without any snobbery--makes it easy to move from a beginner to a knowledgeable wine lover.

The 24 Hour Wine Expert

Author: Jancis Robinson
Publisher: Particular Books
ISBN: 0141981814
Release Date: 2016-02-04
Genre: Wine and wine making

From the world's most respected wine critic, the essential guide to wine in 100 pages Wine is now one of the most popular drinks in the world. Many wine drinkers wish they knew more about it without having to understand every detail or go on a wine course. In The 24-Hour Wine Expert, Jancis Robinson shares her expertise with authority, wit and approachability. From the difference between red and white, to the shape of bottles and their labels, descriptions of taste, colour and smell, to pairing wine with food and the price-quality correlation, Robinson helps us make the most of this mysteriously delicious drink. Jancis Robinson has been called 'the most respected wine critic and journalist in the world' by Decantermagazine. In 1984 she was the first person outside the wine trade to qualify as a Master of Wine. The Financial Times wine writer, she is the author/editor of dozens of wine books, including Wine Grapes (Allen Lane), The Oxford Companion to Wine (OUP) and The World Atlas of Wine (Mitchell Beazley). Her award-winning website, www.JancisRobinson.com has subscribers in 100 countries.

The Wine Quiz Book

Author: Roddy Button
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781908752826
Release Date: 2012-04-25
Genre: Games

Do you enjoy fine wine? Can you name the different varieties of grape and the wines that are made from them? Are you an expert on all aspects of the wine making process? If so, find out how much you really know about wine with the 500 testing questions in this new quiz book. What grape produces wine that sometimes has the aroma of diesel or petrol? From which wine region in France does Sancerre come? In making Sherry, what is the system of topping up casks with older sherry called? The answers to these questions and more can all be found in The Wine Quiz Book. With sections on different wines from countries around the world, wine growing and making, anagrams of well-known wines, grape varieties, as well as general questions about the entire wine making process, you are certain to learn something new. This is a must-have book for anyone with an interest in the wine industry from the most discerning connoisseur to the enthusiastic amateur. If you like wine, you won’t want to be without this book.

The Wine Bible

Author: Karen MacNeil
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761187158
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Cooking

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.”

De Long s Wine Tasting Notebooks

Author: Steve De Long
Publisher: Board & Bench Pub
ISBN: 1936880008
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Cooking

This vastly expanded new edition to the most simple, concise and elegant way to hit the ground running and learn about wine tasting. Here's an easy way for everyone to develop their wine tasting skills. 1. Wine Tasting Terms builds your wine tasting vocabulary with brief explanations of wine flavors and faults. 2. How to Take a Wine Tasting Note walks you through the fundamentals of wine tasting. 3. Wine Note Forms puts the repetitive parts of a note in convenient multiple choice for pros as well as acting as training wheels for beginners.

Discovering Wine

Author: Joanna Simon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743253361
Release Date: 2003-11-04
Genre: Cooking

Thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest information on recent vintages and new wine trends, this beginner's guide to the world of wine provides a close-up look at wines from around the world, as well as tips on tasting, serviving, storing different types of wines, and matching wine with food. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Hello Wine

Author: Melanie Wagner
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452129679
Release Date: 2013-10-29
Genre: Cooking

This breezy-to-read but super-informative guidebook is a stylish primer for any newcomer to the endlessly fascinating world of wine. Master Sommelier Melanie Wagner's down-to-earth tone and comprehensive knowledge make learning about wine fun and approachable. Twelve chapters explore every aspect of wine—from how it is made to how to drink it—and provide helpful descriptions of grape varietals and recommendations that can be taken to the wine store. Featured alongside these many encouraging lessons and suggestions are 60 whimsical and informative color illustrations. With insights ranging from what makes a wine exceptional, palate-building, and enjoying wine with others, this is the perfect self-purchase or gift for anyone who wants a great wine resource.

The Sommelier Prep Course

Author: M. Gibson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470283189
Release Date: 2010-04-20
Genre: Cooking

This book includes broad content on wines from around the world, including Old World and New World wines, as well as beer, other fermented beverages such as mead and sake, and every type of spirit available.

The Sommelier s Guide to Wine

Author: Brian H. Smith
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN: 1579127762
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Cooking

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 navigate the wine list in a restaurant or the aisles of the local wine store. Foodies, wine expert wannabes, wait staff, and wine lovers alike can learn how to present, serve, drink, and store wine just like a sommelier. The guidebook explains different wine styles, grape types, wine regions, and includes tips on how to properly pair wines with specific foods. Learn about all the new wine trends, too. Full of photos, maps, and illustrations, The Sommelier's Guide to Wine takes readers from winemaking methods through reading labels, buying, ordering, and presenting all varieties of wine. It's the perfect introduction to the complex world of wines.

Wines of South America

Author: Evan Goldstein
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520273931
Release Date: 2014-08-29
Genre: Cooking

Introduces the variety and quality of wine available in ten South American countries, exploring the regions, styles, and prominent grapes of the continent's two leading producers, Argentina and Chile, as well other nations' evolving industries.