Wine Buying Guides
Penin Guide to Spanish Wine 2017
Penin Guide to Spanish Wine 2017
by Pi&Erre
Paperback      ISBN: 8495203499
The definitive guide to Spanish wine contains information on almost 11,000 new wines.
Complete Wine Selector: How to Choose the Right Wine Every Time
Complete Wine Selector
How to Choose the Right Wine Every Time
Paperback      ISBN: 1770852255
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 graphical reminders summarize the most important points for easy reference. Packed with expert advice from some of the world's best sommeliers and winemakers, and using vivid, content-rich layouts and graphics, Complete Wine Selector is a new classic guide for a new generation of wine drinkers. Older (and still anxious) wine drinkers will benefit too!
The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of That, Wine is a Grocery, Not a Luxury
The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert
Take a Whiff of That, Wine is a Grocery, Not a Luxury
Hardcover      ISBN: 0544005031
Presents a basic, scent-guided introduction to wines and wine appreciation, detailing wine's basic components to help the reader determine what kind of wine they like best.
Best Italian Wines Annuario
Best Italian Wines Annuario
Paperback      ISBN: 8887631441
The best of Italian wine production in the most analytical and methodological publication of the field: 1,993 Italian wineries, evaluated wine by wine and 11,301 tasted wine evaluations.
Champagne: A sparkling discovery
Champagne
A sparkling discovery
Hardcover      ISBN: 9401434751
An overview of the 10 absolute top brands, 35 medium-sized renowned Champagne houses, but also 20 lesser known yet high-quality Champagnes and how and where to visit them .
Drink This: Wine Made Simple
Drink This
Wine Made Simple
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0345511654
Counsels beginning-level oenophiles on how to cultivate wine knowledge by developing one's personal tastes, in a Q&A guide by a four-time James Beard Award-winning journalist that explores such topics as basic wine styles, ordering wines in restaurants and how to identify good vintages.
A Fine Balance
A Fine Balance
Paperback      ISBN: 140003065x
In India during the mid-1970s, after a "state of internal emergency" is declared, four very different people--a widowed seamstress, a student, and a man and his nephew who have fled their village's caste violence--find their lives becoming inextricably intertwined
Great Wine Made Simple: Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier
Great Wine Made Simple
Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier
Hardcover      ISBN: 076790477x
An international wine expert offers a common-sense approach to wine appreciation that describes different wines from around the world and presents a series of simple tasting lessons to help readers identify the wines that they like and find it on a menu or shelf.
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2019
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2019
Hardcover      ISBN: 1784725285
The brand new edition of the unrivalled and bestselling Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 42nd year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This new edition also contains a special supplement on Organic, Natural and Biodynamic wines.
The New Wine Lover's Companion
The New Wine Lover's Companion
Paperback      ISBN: 0764120034
The first edition of this popular wine reference was hailed by Jurgen Gothe of the Vancouver Sun as “the best new wine book in more than a decade.Â