2012 The Wine Lover's Page-A-Day Calendar

2012 The Wine Lover's Page-A-Day Calendar

by Karen MacNeil
     
 


Drink fantastic wine, all year long. Karen MacNeil, author of The Wine Bible, offers hundreds of recommendations for both everyday quaffing and special occasions. Open a bottle of Babich sauvignon blanc—a New Zealand gem that shines when paired with seafood. Looking for a great Rioja? Try Baron De Ley’s Rioja reserva, bursting withSee more details below

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Drink fantastic wine, all year long. Karen MacNeil, author of The Wine Bible, offers hundreds of recommendations for both everyday quaffing and special occasions. Open a bottle of Babich sauvignon blanc—a New Zealand gem that shines when paired with seafood. Looking for a great Rioja? Try Baron De Ley’s Rioja reserva, bursting with luscious cherry, chocolate, and caramel flavors. Plus Getting to Know Zweigelt; Wine Words (brambly: black pepper spiciness, and a bit scratchy in texture); the Traveling Wine Lover; food and wine pairings, including what goes with Girl Scout Cookies; and wine wisdom: “Wine...brings to light the secrets of the soul” (Horace).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761161943
Publisher:
Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 6.40(h) x 2.06(d)

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Meet the Author


In 2004 Karen MacNeil received the highest honor awarded to a wine professional in the United States–she was named “Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year” by the James Beard Foundation. The following year she was named “2005 Wine Educator of the Year” by the European Wine Council. Past recipients of the Council’s awards have included journalist Morley Safer (60 Minutes), filmamker Francis Ford Coppola and winemaker Robert Mondavi. Karen is the host of “Wine, Food and Friends with Karen Macneil,” a 13-part series on PBS television nationally. For the last 25 years, Karen has been a writer, consultant, and educator whose articles on wine and food have been published in more than 50 United States magazines and newspapers including: The New York Times, Food & Wine, Saveur, and Town & Country. She is the author of the award-winning The Wine Bible –one of the best selling wine books in the United States, with more than 250,000 copies sold since it was released in 2001.

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