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Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think and Drink Like the World's Top Wine Professionals (Hardcover)
JORDAN MACKAY is the wine-and-spirits editor of 7x7 magazine and the author ofPassion for Pinot. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times and has written forFood & Wine, Gourmet, and Decanter.
Rajat Parrs profound knowledge of wines, deep relationships with producers, and renowned tasting abilities have made him a legend in the business. As wine director for the Mina Group, Parr presides over the lists at some of the countrys top restaurants. InSecrets of the Sommeliers, Parr and journalist Jordan Mackay present a fascinating portrait of the worlds top wine professionals and their trade. The authors interviewed the elite of the sommelier community, and their colleagues insights, recommendations, and entertaining stories are woven throughout, along with Parrs own takes on his profession and favorite winemakers and wines. Along the way, the authors give an immersion course in tasting and serving wine; share strategies for securing hard-to-find bottles at a good price and identifying value sweetspots among the many regions; and teach readers how to make inspired food pairings.
Winner - 2011 James Beard Cookbook Award - Beverage Category
|Genre||COOKING / Beverages / Wine & Spirits|
|Publisher Date||2010-10-19 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Ten Speed Pr|
|Unit weight||1.7 lb|
|Subtitle||How to Think and Drink Like the World's Top Wine Professionals|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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