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The New Wine Lover's Companion By Ron Herbst

The New Wine Lover's Companion

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Offering information about wine-growing regions, coverage of viticulture practices, and winemaking terms, this title informs and advises readers with approximately 4,000 entries that describe wines produced all around the world, including grape varieties; wine styles; wine-growing regions; winemaking techniques; and, more.

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The New Wine Lover's Companion by Ron Herbst

Enlarged and updated with information about recent praiseworthy vintages and newly flourishing wine-growing regions, The New Wine Lover's Companion informs, advises, and enlightens readers with approximately 4,000 entries that describe wines produced all around the world. The A-to-Z entries describe grape varieties; wine styles; wine-growing regions; winemaking techniques; wine-testing terms; sizes and styles of glassware, wine bottles and wine openers; optimal temperatures for serving different wines; and much more. The original edition of this book was hailed by Jurgen Gothe of the Vancouver Sun as "the best new wine book in more than a decade. . . " and this new third edition is better than ever. One of the many qualities that has made The New Wine Lover's Companion so popular is its accessibility. No wine snobbery here. The authors serve up solid information about vintages, varieties, and which wine goes best with which food in a relaxed, conversational style that doesn't intimidate readers. Following the A-to-Z entries, additional advice and information includes:

  • Tips on buying wine
  • Understanding the information on wine bottle labels
  • Ordering wine in a restaurant
  • Opening and serving wine at home
  • How to store leftover wine . . . and much more

    Here is everything worth knowing about buying, storing, serving, and enjoying the world's most civilized beverage--wine! Includes extensive appendices, charts, a glossary, and a bibliography.

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    GOR010732060
    The New Wine Lover's Companion by Ron Herbst
    Ron Herbst
    Used - Like New
    Paperback
    Peterson's Guides,U.S.
    2010-02-01
    700
    0764142658
    9780764142659
    N/A
    Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
    The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.