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Daniel Johnnes's Top 200 Wines: An Experts Guide to Maximum Enjoyment for Your Dollar
     

Daniel Johnnes's Top 200 Wines: An Experts Guide to Maximum Enjoyment for Your Dollar

by Daniel Johnnes, Michael Stephenson, Jessica Shatan (Designed by), Sally Johnnes (Illustrator), Robert M. Parker (Foreword by)
 

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You don't have to be a wine expert to get a good deal on a great bottle. Without stuffy, technical terms-and without talking down to the inexperienced wine buyer-Daniel Johnnes lays out all the basics that the consumer needs to know before making his or her next purchase. This edition, newly updated for 2004, includes:
* Daniel Johnnes's opinion of 200 wines,

Overview

You don't have to be a wine expert to get a good deal on a great bottle. Without stuffy, technical terms-and without talking down to the inexperienced wine buyer-Daniel Johnnes lays out all the basics that the consumer needs to know before making his or her next purchase. This edition, newly updated for 2004, includes:
* Daniel Johnnes's opinion of 200 wines, including more than 80 wines of recent vintage added since the first edition
* Explanations of grape varieties and the wine-making process
* How to start a wine cellar for only $750
* Helpful hints on everything from uncorking the bottle to complementary dishes
Most important, Johnnes makes the distinction between cheap wines and wines of good value-if a wine is truly great, it may be worth paying a little more than you expected.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142001493
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.24(h) x 1.04(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Johnnes is the wine director of Montrachet and Tribeca Grill, and winner of the James Beard Award for Outstanding Wine Service. He is also a wine importer under his own label. Michael Stephenson was both packager of and contributor to The Essential Guide to Wine.

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