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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ed McCarthy; Mary Ewing-Mulligan
|Description:||xvi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction 1 Part I: The Big Picture of California Wine 9 Chapter 1: Introducing California Wines 11 Chapter 2: What's in the Bottle 25 Chapter 3: Decoding the Label 41 Chapter 4: California's Major Wine Regions 57 Part II: The Headliners 85 Chapter 5: Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc 87 Chapter 6: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Their Blends 111 Chapter 7: Pinot Noir 135 Chapter 8: Zinfandel 159 Part III: More Reds, Whites, Pinks, and Bubblies 171 Chapter 9: Pinot Grigio, Rhone-Style Whites, and Other California Whites 173 Chapter 10: Syrah, Petite Sirah, Other Varietal Reds, and Red Blends 185 Chapter 11: Bubbly, Rose, and Dessert Wines 207 Part IV: Enjoying California Wines 217 Chapter 12: Pairing and Sharing California Wines 219 Chapter 13: Making a Winery Pilgrimage 231 Part V: The Part of Tens 241 Chapter 14: Answers to Ten Common Questions about California Wine 243 Chapter 15: Ten Top Travel Destinations and Attractions 249 Index 257|
|Series Title:||--For dummies.|
|Responsibility:||by Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan.|
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California Wine for Dummies
Before reading this book, I had no idea that California produced so much of the wine enjoyed in the US. I also had no idea of the amount of wine they produced overall. The statistics mentioned at the beginning of the book were enlightening. I found out that almost 70 percent of the wine...
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