A Sommelier Guidebook: Black and White Edition

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781511695589: A Sommelier Guidebook: Black and White Edition

A Sommelier Guidebook is an introductory work for students who wish to further their knowledge of wine, beer and spirits. The text covers the information required for early level sommelier programs, as well as restaurant beverage management in general. The art of tasting, vineyard establishment, and wine making practices are touched upon before a tour of the fascinating world of wine is undertaken. All of the major growing regions are covered with an easy to read style that helps to simplify the subject for the student. The depth of each topic is carefully chosen with the beginning sommelier course requirements in mind. This approach helps to avoid overwhelming the reader with cumbersome detail and unnecessary information. The book functions both as a teaching tool and as a reference that enables readers to investigate wines and regions as they come across them during their everyday wine enjoyment. The list of topics covered includes history, grape varietals, wine making styles, food pairing, spirit making, mixology, cocktail recipes, setting up a beverage program and more. The primary focus and goal of the text is to teach students to read and recognize labels in order to develop the ability to anticipate the grape(s) and style of bottles on store shelves or restaurant wine lists. Several hundred labels are included in the text for self testing and practice to enhance this ability. There are quizzes after each major section which serve as examples of the questions typically posed during sommelier testing. The Black and White Edition was printed as an economical alternative option for students. All of the information provided in the Full Color Edition remains and the labels, maps and illustrations retain perfect clarity in black and white.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Author's Note: I am a Certified Sommelier, having taken and passed two of the four level exams of the Court of Master Sommeliers. I did this over the course of three days about six years ago because, having been largely self-taught throughout my hospitality career, I wanted to see how the official wine people do things. These days I work as the wine sommelier at a private golf club and take on as students members of the staff who want to prepare for the first level exam. I enjoy that mentor-student relationship, and have found myself succumbing to pride when one of my students has called or texted me excited and relieved after passing their first sommelier exam. Until we’ve experienced it, we can’t imagine the nerve wracking adrenaline rush of hearing our names called to receive that first pin. That option is open for anyone, by the way. It simply requires signing up on-line for a place and dates to attend the sessions, downloading a workbook that outlines the areas to study, and finding a source to complement that outline, be it on-line investigation, a book or teacher. The thought process for approaching this is not unlike those vows we make to ourselves to spend six months getting into shape or losing weight. Set the goal, gather the materials, and invest a few months to accomplish something that will enrich a life. In fact, I can pretty much promise that our love of wine will stay with us much longer than that weight will stay off of us. In the past I've had to dig through old writing I did as long as 30 years ago in order to provide them study materials. This year I’ve gathered writing I’ve done for wine classes over the years and created this text to help my students prepare. This layout roughly follows a sommelier class outline. It provides enough information to pass the written exams for the entry levels. A quick scan ahead will reveal the use of highlighting to make key terms quickly identifiable for review before an exam. There will also be quizzes at the end of most sections to give examples of questions found on the exams. The book is also meant to be a guide for those students who pursue a career in beverage management in general. For that purpose there are sections on establishing beverage programs, wine and beverage lists, buying, costing, storing and serving. A section on liquor types and how they are made will include some basics of mixology.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Maderia, MIchael
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publis (2017)
ISBN 10: 1511695587 ISBN 13: 9781511695589
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publis, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # 1511695587

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.14
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Maderia, Michael
ISBN 10: 1511695587 ISBN 13: 9781511695589
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2015. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9781511695589

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.23
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Maderia, MIchael
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publis (2017)
ISBN 10: 1511695587 ISBN 13: 9781511695589
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publis, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New! This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # 1511695587

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 14.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Michael Maderia
Published by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 1511695587 ISBN 13: 9781511695589
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. A Sommelier Guidebook is an introductory work for students who wish to further their knowledge of wine, beer and spirits. The text covers the information required for early level sommelier programs, as well as restaurant beverage management in general. The art of tasting, vineyard establishment, and wine making practices are touched upon before a tour of the fascinating world of wine is undertaken. All of the major growing regions are covered with an easy to read style that helps to simplify the subject for the student. The depth of each topic is carefully chosen with the beginning sommelier course requirements in mind. This approach helps to avoid overwhelming the reader with cumbersome detail and unnecessary information. The book functions both as a teaching tool and as a reference that enables readers to investigate wines and regions as they come across them during their everyday wine enjoyment. The list of topics covered includes history, grape varietals, wine making styles, food pairing, spirit making, mixology, cocktail recipes, setting up a beverage program and more. The primary focus and goal of the text is to teach students to read and recognize labels in order to develop the ability to anticipate the grape(s) and style of bottles on store shelves or restaurant wine lists. Several hundred labels are included in the text for self testing and practice to enhance this ability. There are quizzes after each major section which serve as examples of the questions typically posed during sommelier testing. The Black and White Edition was printed as an economical alternative option for students. All of the information provided in the Full Color Edition remains and the labels, maps and illustrations retain perfect clarity in black and white. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781511695589

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 20.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Michael Maderia
Published by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 1511695587 ISBN 13: 9781511695589
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.A Sommelier Guidebook is an introductory work for students who wish to further their knowledge of wine, beer and spirits. The text covers the information required for early level sommelier programs, as well as restaurant beverage management in general. The art of tasting, vineyard establishment, and wine making practices are touched upon before a tour of the fascinating world of wine is undertaken. All of the major growing regions are covered with an easy to read style that helps to simplify the subject for the student. The depth of each topic is carefully chosen with the beginning sommelier course requirements in mind. This approach helps to avoid overwhelming the reader with cumbersome detail and unnecessary information. The book functions both as a teaching tool and as a reference that enables readers to investigate wines and regions as they come across them during their everyday wine enjoyment. The list of topics covered includes history, grape varietals, wine making styles, food pairing, spirit making, mixology, cocktail recipes, setting up a beverage program and more. The primary focus and goal of the text is to teach students to read and recognize labels in order to develop the ability to anticipate the grape(s) and style of bottles on store shelves or restaurant wine lists. Several hundred labels are included in the text for self testing and practice to enhance this ability. There are quizzes after each major section which serve as examples of the questions typically posed during sommelier testing. The Black and White Edition was printed as an economical alternative option for students. All of the information provided in the Full Color Edition remains and the labels, maps and illustrations retain perfect clarity in black and white. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781511695589

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Maderia, MIchael
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN 10: 1511695587 ISBN 13: 9781511695589
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Russell Books
(Victoria, BC, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1511695587 Special order direct from the distributor. Bookseller Inventory # ING9781511695589

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 16.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.00
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Maderia, Michael
ISBN 10: 1511695587 ISBN 13: 9781511695589
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2015. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9781511695589

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.07
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Michael Maderia
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN 10: 1511695587 ISBN 13: 9781511695589
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. 266 pages. Dimensions: 11.0in. x 8.5in. x 0.6in.A Sommelier Guidebook is an introductory work for students who wish to further their knowledge of wine, beer and spirits. The text covers the information required for early level sommelier programs, as well as restaurant beverage management in general. The art of tasting, vineyard establishment, and wine making practices are touched upon before a tour of the fascinating world of wine is undertaken. All of the major growing regions are covered with an easy to read style that helps to simplify the subject for the student. The depth of each topic is carefully chosen with the beginning sommelier course requirements in mind. This approach helps to avoid overwhelming the reader with cumbersome detail and unnecessary information. The book functions both as a teaching tool and as a reference that enables readers to investigate wines and regions as they come across them during their everyday wine enjoyment. The list of topics covered includes history, grape varietals, wine making styles, food pairing, spirit making, mixology, cocktail recipes, setting up a beverage program and more. The primary focus and goal of the text is to teach students to read and recognize labels in order to develop the ability to anticipate the grape(s) and style of bottles on store shelves or restaurant wine lists. Several hundred labels are included in the text for self testing and practice to enhance this ability. There are quizzes after each major section which serve as examples of the questions typically posed during sommelier testing. The Black and White Edition was printed as an economical alternative option for students. All of the information provided in the Full Color Edition remains and the labels, maps and illustrations retain perfect clarity in black and white. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781511695589

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Maderia, MIchael
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publis (2017)
ISBN 10: 1511695587 ISBN 13: 9781511695589
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publis, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # P111511695587

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 41.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds