The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Wine

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Everything you need to know about wine?to go.

With separate chapters for the best whites and reds and special advice on bubbly wines, dessert wines, and more, Tara Q. Thomas provides a perfect quick reference book for pocket or purse. Most importantly, Thomas brings her fresh, approachable tone to this book, making beginners feel welcome with straight, unsnobbish talk about wine?including the basics of labels, how to taste, recommended wines, bargains, price ranges, and more for...

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Overview

Everything you need to know about wine—to go.

With separate chapters for the best whites and reds and special advice on bubbly wines, dessert wines, and more, Tara Q. Thomas provides a perfect quick reference book for pocket or purse. Most importantly, Thomas brings her fresh, approachable tone to this book, making beginners feel welcome with straight, unsnobbish talk about wine—including the basics of labels, how to taste, recommended wines, bargains, price ranges, and more for chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, riesling, pinot grigio, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, pinot noir, and syrah.
-The U.S. is the third largest wine-consuming nation in the world and is projected to be number one by the end of this decade
-Author is a wine expert with contacts at all levels throughout the wine world
-Wine books sell well
-A new and fresh approach—not too stuffy, snobby, arrogant, or overbearing

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592574018
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/6/2005
  • Series: Pocket Idiot's Guide Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,372,908
  • Product dimensions: 4.32 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Tara Q. Thomas is the editor-in-chief for Wine & Spirits magazine. She also serves as the wine editor for Denver Post, where she writes a bi- weekly column for the nation's fifth largest Sunday newspaper. She is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wine Basics.
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