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Exploring Wine: The Culinary Institute of America's Complete Guide to Wines of the World, 2nd Edition / Edition 2
     

Exploring Wine: The Culinary Institute of America's Complete Guide to Wines of the World, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Steven Kolpan
 

ISBN-10: 0471352950

ISBN-13: 9780471352952

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Written by the experts who train today's leading chefs and sommeliers, this invaluable guide thoroughly demystifies wine, from the basics of wine production to the nuances of wine lists, wine marketing, and wine service. Revised to reflect the many recent changes in the worldwide wine industry, the Second Edition of this critically acclaimed guide features

Overview

Written by the experts who train today's leading chefs and sommeliers, this invaluable guide thoroughly demystifies wine, from the basics of wine production to the nuances of wine lists, wine marketing, and wine service. Revised to reflect the many recent changes in the worldwide wine industry, the Second Edition of this critically acclaimed guide features an expanded American wines section, coverage of the latest developments in Italian wine and the new face of German and South American wine trades, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471352952
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
Pro Chef Temp Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.59(d)

Table of Contents

* FUNDAMENTALS: WINE MAKING AND WINE TASTING
Wine Grapes. How Wine Is Made. How to Taste Wine.

• WINES OF THE NEW WORLD
North America. California. The Southern Hemisphere.

• WINES OF THE OLD WORLD
France. Italy. Spain. Portugal. Germany. Central and Eastern Europe. The Eastern Mediterranean.

• WINE, FOOD, AND HEALTH
Wine and Food. Wine and Health.

• WINE SERVICE AND STORAGE
Wine Service. Purchasing and Storage. Wine Lists.
Appendices:
A: Conversion Tables
B: How to Read a Wine Label
C: American Appellations
D: Vintage Charts

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