Great Wines Under $20: Be the Toast of the Party Without Breaking the Bank

Great Wines Under $20: Be the Toast of the Party Without Breaking the Bank

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by Elyse Luray
     
 

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Great Wines Under $20 offers select wines (100 red, 100 white) from around the world and organized by type: Chardonnay, Riesling; Merlot, Shiraz, etc., with suggested food pairings. Elyse Luray writes in clear and simple language, avoiding the arcane "wine-speak" that many beginning wine buyers find intimidating. The handy and portable size makes it an

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Great Wines Under $20 offers select wines (100 red, 100 white) from around the world and organized by type: Chardonnay, Riesling; Merlot, Shiraz, etc., with suggested food pairings. Elyse Luray writes in clear and simple language, avoiding the arcane "wine-speak" that many beginning wine buyers find intimidating. The handy and portable size makes it an essential reference, whether browsing the local wine shop or ordering online. A color-coded index provides handy icons that quickly identify food pairings—beef, chicken, fish, pasta, salad, etc., and the perfect wineglasses and tips from experts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440214486
Publisher:
Krause Publications
Publication date:
06/09/2011
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Elyse Luray has been a featured auctioneer at "A Toast To Women In Wine," a partnership with Wine Spectator magazine to host the nation's premier celebration of female winemakers and fine cuisine. She can also be seen at the podium at Miami's Food and Wine auction and the Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation. Elyse is an appraiser and historian in popular culture, formerly on the staff of Christie's and was a regular on Antiques Roadshow. Currently she is one of five hosts on PBS' History Detectives. Elyse has also been the appraiser on the yearly HGTV special The Longest Yard Sale and for the popular HGTV show If Walls Could Talk and is a contributor on the Nate Berkus Show as an appraiser.

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Great Wines Under $20 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The author really breaks things down, and the guide is easy to read. I have actually found myself going back and checking this book for ideas before buying wine for dinner parties. As someone who knows almost nothing about wine, I found this book quite informative.
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readerJo More than 1 year ago
informative book on wines
Anonymous More than 1 year ago