Get Started: Wine Appreciation

Overview

Have you always wanted to be knowledgeable about wines, but don't know how to get started? Get Started: Wine Appreciation is your perfect, patient teacher, quickly building confidence and skill. Start simple by learning how to navigate your tongue map, identify the range of flavors and aromas, and spot the differences between white, red, rosé, and sparkling wines. Build your skills with tasting sessions of Old World classics and New World varieties, and show off by learning to recognize the influence of oak aging...

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Overview

Have you always wanted to be knowledgeable about wines, but don't know how to get started? Get Started: Wine Appreciation is your perfect, patient teacher, quickly building confidence and skill. Start simple by learning how to navigate your tongue map, identify the range of flavors and aromas, and spot the differences between white, red, rosé, and sparkling wines. Build your skills with tasting sessions of Old World classics and New World varieties, and show off by learning to recognize the influence of oak aging and create the perfect wine and food pairings. Packed with advice, reminders, and insider tips, Get Started: Wine Appreciation quickly takes you from complete beginner to discerning wine drinker.

More than any other series on the market, DK's Get Started series simulates carefully structured classroom lessons, an approach that allows you to custom-build courses with practical lessons and themed projects. Nothing's assumed, and everything's explained; each book answers fundamental questions, identifies the subject's basics, and provides step-by-step explanations and assessments so you can fulfill your own unique potential.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781465402011
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/17/2012
  • Series: Get Started Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,396,388
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

The Key Taste

2013 Acidity13

Alcohol12 The Rang

2413 White & Sparkling13 Red &a

How to

3013

Red Wine Rosé

Spa

White Wine

38

Crisp and Dry13 Fruity and Dry Rich and Dr

Gently Sweet Rich an

Red Win

4813 Light and

Fr

Smooth and

Ros&eacut

5813 Crisp and

Medium-bodied and Dry

Medium Sweet11 2

White

66

Chardonnay13 Sauvignon Blanc Riesling13 Chenin Blanc

Pinot Grigio/Gris13 Gew&u

R

7813

Merlot Syrah

Pinot Noir Grenach

T

Classic Europe

9013

Sancerre

Riesling Albari&ntil

Grüner Veltlin

Soave12 Classi

10213

Bordeaux13 Rh&oc

Chianti13 Barolo13 Rioja1

Classic N

11413 Califomian Chardo

New Zealand Sauvi

South

C

Calif

New Zea

Argent

Sparkling Wines of the World 1301

Champagne13 Prosecco13 C

3 Ta

The Effect of Oak 14013 Unoaked

Unoaked and Barrel-mat

The Effect of C

14813 Cool-cl

Warm-climate White: Languedoc Viognier Cool-climate Red: Loire Valley Ca

Warm-climate Red: Califomian Zinfandel12 T

15613 Young

Young and Aged Reds: Bordeaux12 Something Completely Different 16413

Rets

Am

How to Match Wine a

17613 Fish and Seafood

Spicy Food Red Meat13 C

Dessert01 Index 18801 A

192

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