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Title:
Wine : a tasting course
Author:
Old, Marnie, author.
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Publication Information:
New York, NY. : DK Publishing, 2013.
Physical Description:
256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781465405883
Format :
Book

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Hamburg Library TP548.5.A5 O43 2013 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Summary

Offering a visual tour of wine styles, explaining the big-picture concepts, and encouraging readers to recognize the connections between wines, author Marnie Old, a renowned American sommelier, challenges all the stuffy orthodoxies about wine, and teaches that best way to learn is through tasting.

Providing a fresh take on the world of wine, showing you what you need to know, and debunking wine-snob myths, Wine: A Tasting Course is the ultimate visual wine course for wine lovers seeking no-nonsense, practical information.

Explore and develop your palate in your own time and at your own pace with Wine: A Tasting Course .


Author Notes

Sommelier Marnie Old is a breath of fresh air in the wine world, known for her engaging and intuitive explanations of complex wine topics. She writes a humorous wine column for the Philadelphia Daily News and is a featured speaker at the annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. Formerly director of wine studies for Manhattan's esteemed French Culinary Institute, Old also served as the founding education chairperson for the American Sommelier Association. Her first book, also published by DK, was the popular He Said Beer, She Said Wine , an entertaining debate on food pairing coauthored with beer legend Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. Old has also written the popular Wine Secrets and the award-winning Wine Simplified , an interactive crash-course ebook.


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