Complete Wine Selector: How to Choose the Right Wine Every Time (Paperback)
 
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Complete Wine Selector: How to Choose the Right Wine Every Time (Paperback)

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    A new and remarkably easy way to choose and enjoy wine.

    Complete Wine Selector aims to remove the fear and restore the fun and confidence in buying and enjoying wine. Presented in a compellingly original, visu......more

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A new and remarkably easy way to choose and enjoy wine.

Complete Wine Selector aims to remove the fear and restore the fun and confidence in buying and enjoying wine. Presented in a compellingly original, visual "info-bites" format, it strips away wine's intimidating facade to convey all the information needed in a truly helpful way. Wine drinkers will be able to choose wine in any setting with complete confidence.

Complete Wine Selector presents information in a simple step-by-step sequence. Colorful visuals and pithy text, casebook examples and tutored tasting master classes progress to the practical mechanics of how to pick from a wine list, buy the right bottle for the right price, and serve it with confidence.

The book's features include:

  • Introduction to Wine Styles -- How to determine your top 10 preferred wine styles
  • Buying Wine -- How to find and buy the 10 wine styles from supermarkets, specialist wine shops, internet retailers, and at auction
  • The Greatest Wine Shops -- 20 best wine shops in Europe, the USA, Australia & New Zealand, and Asia
  • Restaurant Wine Lists -- Expert advice from sommeliers on how to use a wine list, what to look for, choices by cuisine, plus Q and As
  • Do Vintages Matter? -- 10 top sommeliers and chefs reveal their favorite matches in style terms
  • Storing Wine -- Top 10 dos and don'ts, wine cellars, wine fridges
  • Tools of the Trade -- Wine accessories, tips on opening, decanting, pouring and serving; glasses and serving temperature for 10 wine styles; the 10 most common wine faults; a host's checklist
  • The World of Wine Made Simple -- Visually arresting, easy-to-read charts for an at-a-glance guide to how red, white, sparkling and fortified wines are made; vineyard years
  • Rules to Remember -- Easy-to-read ...

    Katherine Cole writes about wine for The Oregonian newspaper, MIX magazine and numerous national publications. She has degrees from Harvard College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has studied with the International Sommelier Guild and taught journalism at Portland State University. Her book, Voodoo Vintners, was nominated for International Wine Book of the Year at the 2012 Louis Roederer International Wine Writers' Awards. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

    Author:
    Cole, Katherine
    Genre:
    COOKING / Beverages / Wine & Spirits
    Audience:
    General/trade
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    256
    Language:
    English
    Publisher:
    Firefly Books Ltd
    Publish Date:
    09/12/2013
    Copyright Year:
    2013
    ISBN:
    9781770852259
    Height:
    10.25 in
    Wdth:
    7.5 in
    Thickness:
    0.75 in
    Unit weight:
    2.0 lb
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