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Author: Ed McCarthy; Mary Ewing-Mulligan
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2019] ©2019
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Wine For Dummies, 7th 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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ed McCarthy; Mary Ewing-Mulligan
ISBN: 9781119512738 1119512735
OCLC Number: 1065420502
Description: xv, 428 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Wine 101 --
A matter of personal tase (buds) --
Pinot envy and other secrets about grape varieties --
Wine label lingo --
Winemaking matters --
Buying wine to drink at home --
Buying wine in restaurants --
Serving wine --
Marrying wine with food --
Knowing the wines of France --
Italy, the land of great vino --
Spain, Portugal, Germany, Austria, Greece, and other European hot spots --
America, America --
The southern hemisphere explodes with wine --
Champagne and other sparklers --
Wine roads less traveled : fortified and dessert wines --
Buying and collecting wine --
Continuing education for wine lovers --
Describing and rating wine --
Answers to ten common questions about wine --
Ten wine myths demystified --
Appendix A. Pronunciation guide to wine terms --
Appendix B. Glossary of wine terms --
Appendix C. Vintage wine chart: 1996-2015.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Ed McCarthy, certified wine educator and Mary Ewing-Mulligan, master of wine.

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Wine For Dummies, 7th 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.

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