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The New Wine Lover's Companion
by Ron Herbst and Sharon Tyler Herbst

Overview - Enlarged and updated with information about recent praiseworthy vintages and newly flourishing wine-growing regions, "The New Wine LoverA a¬a s Companion " informs, advises, and enlightens readers with approximately 4,000 entries that describe wines produced all around the world.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Enlarged and updated with information about recent praiseworthy vintages and newly flourishing wine-growing regions, "The New Wine LoverA a¬a s Companion " informs, advises, and enlightens readers with approximately 4,000 entries that describe wines produced all around the world. The A-to-Z entries describe grape varieties; wine styles; wine-growing regions; winemaking techniques; wine-testing terms; sizes and styles of glassware, wine bottles and wine openers; optimal temperatures for serving different wines; and much more. The original edition of this book was hailed by Jurgen Gothe of the Vancouver Sun as A a¬Athe best new wine book in more than a decade. . . A a¬A and this new third edition is better than ever. One of the many qualities that has made "The New Wine LoverA a¬a s Companion "so popular is its accessibility. No wine snobbery here. The authors serve up solid information about vintages, varieties, and which wine goes best with which food in a relaxed, conversational style that doesnA a¬a t intimidate readers. Following the A-to-Z entries, additional advice and information includes:
  • Tips on buying wine
  • Understanding the information on wine bottle labels
  • Ordering wine in a restaurant
  • Opening and serving wine at home
  • How to store leftover wine . . . and much more
    Here is everything worth knowing about buying, storing, serving, and enjoying the worldA a¬a s most civilized beverage--wine Includes extensive appendices, charts, a glossary, and a bibliography.

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    • ISBN-13: 9780764142659
    • ISBN-10: 0764142658
    • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
    • Publish Date: January 2010
    • Page Count: 698

    Series: New Wine Lover's Companion

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