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Wine for dummies
McCarthy, Ed author.
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6th edition.
Publication Information:
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2016]
Physical Description:
xiii, 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Wine For Dummies, 6th Edition reveals what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine. With new and revised content, this edition of the popular Wine For Dummies text takes you on a tour of emerging and old world wine regions, showcasing the varieties and styles you need to know to stay up to date on today's wine scene. In addition to highlighting wines themselves, this approachable resource offers insight into wine shops, supermarket wine selections, wine and food pairings, vintage charts, and price guidelines. For the aspiring wine aficionado, the text offers expert advice on buying, collecting, and rating wines - and can direct you in updating your personal collection through its thorough guidance. Wine has, for generations, been an important part of culture and society around the world. Over time, trends in wine change - as do the ways in which it is created, celebrated, and enjoyed. Exploring today's wine trends is a great way to learn more about and appreciate different cultures - and let's be honest: educational value aside, wine tastes amazing.
Getting started with wine -- Wine and you: up close and personal -- The "old world" of wine -- Discovering the "new world" of wine -- Wine's exotic face -- When you've caught the bug -- The part of tens -- Appendixes. A. Pronunciation guide to wine terms -- B. Glossary of wine terms -- C. Vintage wine chart: 1993-2012.
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