wine for dummies

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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9781118050712
Copyright Year : 2011-03-03
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DESCRIPTION : Wine enthusiasts and novices, raise your glasses! The #1 wine book has been extensively updated! If you’re a connoisseur, Wine For Dummies, Fourth Edition will get you up to speed on what’s in and show you how to take your hobby to the next level. If you’re new to the world of wine, it will clue you in on what you’ve been missing and show you how to get started. It begins with the basic types of wine, how wines are made, and more. Then it gets down to specifics: How to handle snooty wine clerks, navigate restaurant wine lists, decipher cryptic wine labels, and dislodge stubborn corks How to sniff and taste wine How to store and pour wine and pair it with food Four white wine styles: fresh, unoaked; earthy; aromatic; rich, oaky Four red wine styles: soft, fruity, and relatively light-bodied; mild-mannered, medium-bodied; spicy; powerful, full-bodied, and tannic What’s happening in the “Old World” of wine, including France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, and Greece What’s how (and what’s not) in the New World of Wine, including Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, and South Africa U.S. wines from California, Oregon, Washington, and New York Bubbling beauties and medieval sweets: champagne, sparkling wines, sherry, port, and other exotic dessert wines Authors Ed McCarthy, CWE, who is a regular contributor to Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Journal and Mary Ewing-Mulligan, MW, who owns the International Wine Center in New York, have co-authored six wine books in the For Dummies series. In an easy-to-understand, unpretentious style that’s as refreshing as a glass of Chardonnay on a summer day, they provide practical information to help you enjoy wine, including: Real Deal symbols that alert you to good wines that are low in price compared to other wines of similar type, style, or quality A Vintage Wine Chart with specifics on numerous wines Info on ordering wine from out of state, collecting wine, and more Wine For Dummies, Fourth Edition is not just a great resource and reference, it’s a good read. It’s full-bodied, yet light…rich, yet crisp…robust, yet refreshing….

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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9781119979043
Copyright Year : 2011-05-25
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📒Wine For Dummies 6th Edition by Ed McCarthy Mulligan

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ISBN_10 : 0369301390
Copyright Year : 2019-03-11
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DESCRIPTION : In Wine For Dummies, 6th Edition, the authors-both accredited as Certified Wine Educators-share their expertise, revealing the latest on what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine. Featuring 25% new and revised content, including: New information on emerging wine regions in the US, such as Washington state, Ohio, New Mexico, Virginia, Michigan, and Long Island, NY New information on upcoming international regions such as Bulgaria, Croatia, and Argentina Updated information on ''old world'' wine regions such as France, Italy, and Spain; plus new and improved coverage of ''new world'' wine regions such as the United States, Australia, and New Zealand Revamped information on navigating wine shops and supermarket wine selections, and the latest expert advice on buying, collecting, and rating wine; plus new tips on marrying wine and food Updated vintage charts and price guidelines Recent trends in wine, including packaging innovations such as wine in a can; labeling trends to make wine less intimidating and more fun; legal issues regarding ordering wine online; mixing wine with fruit or other mixtures; and gimmicks such as magnets & crystals that are intended to make wine less tannic.

Genre : Cooking
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9781118042526
Copyright Year : 2010-12-08
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DESCRIPTION : A tasteful guide for California wine novices and connoisseurs alike California accounts for a large percentage of the total U.S. wine production — about two of every three bottles sold. This handy guide presents the latest information on California wines and the regions where they are produced, including Napa and Sonoma Valleys, Santa Barbara, and Monterey. Open the book and find: The areas where wine is produced in California Recommened wineries in Napa and Sonoma valleys An introduction to the wines south of San Francisco, including Monterey A glimpse into the wines of Santa Barbara and the rest of California

Genre : Cooking
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 0470506547
Copyright Year : 2009-03-25
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DESCRIPTION : Discover the nuances of California wines and increase your drinking pleasure Want to be a California wine connoisseur? This friendly guide gives you the knowledge you need to appreciate these fine wines, showing you how to taste them, select a good bottle, pair wine with food, and much more. You'll see why certain wine regions are renowned and how to further enrich your wine-drinking experience. California wine 101 — understand the range of California wines, what makes them unique, and what a varietal wine is Review the regions — explore the major wine regions of California and what makes each one special, from the soil to the climate Open the bottle — become fluent in the Big Six: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel Go beyond the basics — appreciate Pinot Grigio, Viognier, Syrah, sparkling wines, and more Round out your wine experience — pair and share wines, learn about the proper glassware and serving temperatures, and prepare for a winery visit Open the book and find: An overview of California wine today Wine recommendations for all budgets Explanations of wine label language A map of wine regions Tips for aging and collecting California wines Winery tasting etiquette The ins and outs of recent vintages Top wine country travel destinations

Genre : Cooking
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9780470676745
Copyright Year : 2009-08-26
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DESCRIPTION : How can the same grapes make two different wines? Can you tell what a wine tastes like by reading the label? By understanding wine, you can drink better wine. In grocery stores, liquor stores, and at the vineyard, the key to picking a tasty wine is knowing how the wine was made—not by looking at the price. Even the glass you drink wine out of can enhance the experience. With some basic guidance, being a wine connoisseur is as easy as knowing what you like. Canadian Wine For Dummies is for everyone from beginning wine drinkers who need a friendly primer on wine to experienced wine tasters who want a thorough introduction to the diverse variety of wines produced in Canadian. This is the perfect guide if you’re interested in: Entertaining at home Collecting wine Cooking with wine Touring Canadian vineyards Impressing your friends Explore all the factors that influence a wine 212;from the soil the grapes grow in to the winemaking process—and understand how to decipher this information from the label. Navigate any restaurant’s wine list and order the best tasting and priced bottle. Serve the perfect wine to complement the food your serving. This friendly guide helps you do these things and more: Introduce your friends to Icewine Happily marry food and wine at your wedding Purchase wine online from private shops Properly taste and describe any wine Organize wine tastings Know when to send back a bottle of wine Tired of relying on other people’s wine choices? Want to discover a vast country of delicious wines? There are many, many reasons to explore the world of Canadian wines. No matter what the reason, the experience you take away from delving into the savory world of Canadian wines will make itself useful the rest of your life.

đź“’Italian Wine For Dummies by Mary Ewing-Mulligan

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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9781118069592
Copyright Year : 2011-04-18
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DESCRIPTION : "A must-have book for anyone who is serious about Italian wines." —Lidia Bastianich, host of PBS?s Lidia's Italian Table "I have yet to encounter more knowledgeable guides to...Italian wine." —Piero Antinori, President, Antinori Wines "Bravo to Ed and Mary! This book shows their love for Italy, the Italian producers, and the great marriage of local foods with local wines. Here is a great book that presents the information without intimidation." —Piero Selvaggio, VALENTINO Restaurant Right now, Italy is the most exciting wine country on earth. The quality of Italian wines has never been higher and the range of wines has never been broader. Even better, the types of Italian wines available outside of Italy have never been greater. But with all these new Italian wines and wine zones not to mention all the obscure grape varieties, complicate blends, strange names and restrictive wine laws. Italian wines are also about he most challenging of all to master. The time has come for comprehensive, up-to-date guides to Italian wines. Authored by certified wine educators and authors Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan, Italian Wine For Dummies introduces you to the delectable world of fine Italian wine. It shows you how to: Translate wine labels Identify great wine bargains Develop your own wine tastes Match Italian wines with foods Here's everything you need to know to enjoy the best Tuscans, Sicilians, Abruzzese and other delicious Italian wines. This lighthearted and informative guide explores: The styles of wine made in Italy and the major grape varieties used to make them How the Italian name their wines, the complicated laws governing how names are given and the meanings of common label terminology Italy's important wine regions including a region-by-region survey of the best vineyards and their products A guide to pronouncing Italian wine terms and names and how to order Italian wines in restaurants For Italians, wine (vino) is food (alimentari) and food is love (amore). And you can never have enough love in your life. So, order a copy of Italian Wine For Dummies, today and get ready to share the love!

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ISBN_10 : 8126513632
Copyright Year : 2007-08-10
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DESCRIPTION : Wine For Dummies, 4e includes new information on all the emerging wine regions, such as Argentina, Greece, and Chile, as well as additions and changes to other country's new wines, such as those of France and Italy. Wine For Dummies, 4E also shares with readers entirely new recommendations for the best red and wine wines in the market.If you re a connoisseur, then this edition will get you up to speed on what s in and show you how to take your hobby to the next level. If you re new to the world of wine, it will clue you in on what you ve been missing and show you how to get started. It begins with the basic types of wine, how wines are made, and more. · Wine 101 · These Taste Buds Are for You · Pinot Envy and Other Secrets about Grape Varieties · Wine Names and Label Lingo · Behind the Scenes of Winemaking · Navigating a Wine Shop · Confronting a Restaurant Wine List · The Insider s Track to Serving and Using Wine · Doing France · Italy, the Heartland of Vino · Spain, Portugal, Germany, and Beyond · The Southern Hemisphere Arises · America, America · Champagne and Other Sparklers · Wine Roads Less Traveled Fortified and Dessert Wines · Buying and Collecting Wine · Continuing Education for Wine Lovers · Describing and Rating Wine · Marrying Wine with Food · Answers to Ten Common Questions about Wine · Ten Wine Myths Demystified

Genre : Cooking
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9781118042663
Copyright Year : 2010-12-13
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DESCRIPTION : Buy, order, and enjoy the best of French wine with ease You no longer have to be confused or intimidated by French wine. Sip and savor the best — and best value — Bordeaux, Burgundy, Beaujolais, and other delicious wines with this handy guide. Open the book and find: Pronunciation guide to French wine names The best wines from the high-profile regions The types of grapes used in popular wines Top French wine values

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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9781118414309
Copyright Year : 2012-12-13
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DESCRIPTION : The easy way to learn to pair food with wine Knowing the best wine to serve with food can be a realchallenge, and can make or break a meal. Pairing Food and WineFor Dummies helps you understand the principles behind matchingwine and food. From European to Asian, fine dining to burgers andbarbeque, you'll learn strategies for knowing just what wine tochoose with anything you're having for dinner. Pairing Food and Wine For Dummies goes beyond offering asimple list of which wines to drink with which food. This helpfulguide gives you access to the principles that enable you to makeyour own informed matches on the fly, whatever wine or food is onthe table. Gives you expert insight at the fraction of a cost of thosepricey food and wine pairing courses Helps you find the perfect match for tricky dishes, likecurries and vegetarian food Offers tips on how to hold lively food and wine tastingparties If you're new to wine and want to get a handle on everything youneed to expertly match food and wine, Pairing Food and Wine ForDummies has you covered.