Enlarged and updated with information about recent praiseworthy vintages and newly flourishing wine-growing regions, The New Wine Loverâ 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 â the best new wine book in more than a decade. . . â and this new third edition is better than ever. One of the many qualities that has made The New Wine Loverâ 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 doesnâ t intimidate readers. Following the A-to-Z entries, additional advice and information includes:
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Definitions Charts and Tables Wine Maps Storing and Serving Wine . . . and much more
From the authors of the acclaimed "The Deluxe Food Lover's Companion "
" Praise for previous editions . . .
"Wine Lover's Companion " packs a tremendous amount of useful, intriguing information about wine. This book is a joy to use--information is what it is all about."
--Harvey Steiman, " Wine Spectator"
"Highly recommended! " Wine Lover's Companion " has precise and informative definitions for thousands of wine terms. This book is top notch and the pronunciation guide for every entry fills a void in recent wine literature."
--Bob Foster, " California Grapevine "
"This terrific book is likely to prove curiously addictive. A font of knowledge--literally thousands of answers--whether you're a beginner, collector, or just a compulsive reader."
" --San Francisco Chronicle "
." . . the best new wine book in more than a decade."
--Jurgen Gothe, " Vancouver Sun "
." . . an invaluable, user-friendly reference. I learned something from the very first page I turned to, and keep learning as I keep turning."
--William Rice, Food and Wine Columnist, " Chicago Tribune "
Includes appendices, charts, glossary, and bibliography
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Book Description Barrons Educational Series Inc, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. original edition. 700 pages. 7.25x5.00x1.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0764142658
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