The New Wine Lover's Companion

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Enlarged and updated with information about recent praiseworthy vintages and newly flourishing wine-growing regions, The New Wine Lover's Companion informs, advises, and enlightens readers with approximately 4,000 entries that describe wines produced all around the world. The A-to-Z entries describe grape varieties; wine styles; wine-growing regions; winemaking techniques; wine-testing terms; sizes and styles of glassware, wine bottles and wine openers; optimal temperatures for serving different wines; and much ...

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Overview

Enlarged and updated with information about recent praiseworthy vintages and newly flourishing wine-growing regions, The New Wine Lover's Companion informs, advises, and enlightens readers with approximately 4,000 entries that describe wines produced all around the world. The A-to-Z entries describe grape varieties; wine styles; wine-growing regions; winemaking techniques; wine-testing terms; sizes and styles of glassware, wine bottles and wine openers; optimal temperatures for serving different wines; and much more. The original edition of this book was hailed by Jurgen Gothe of the Vancouver Sun as "the best new wine book in more than a decade. . . " and this new third edition is better than ever. One of the many qualities that has made The New Wine Lover's Companion so popular is its accessibility. No wine snobbery here. The authors serve up solid information about vintages, varieties, and which wine goes best with which food in a relaxed, conversational style that doesn't intimidate readers. Following the A-to-Z entries, additional advice and information includes:

  • Tips on buying wine
  • Understanding the information on wine bottle labels
  • Ordering wine in a restaurant
  • Opening and serving wine at home
  • How to store leftover wine . . . and much more

• Here is everything worth knowing about buying, storing, serving, and enjoying the world's most civilized beverage—wine! Includes extensive appendices, charts, a glossary, and a bibliography.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764142659
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Edition description: Original
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 114,147
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

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  • Posted August 3, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Compact Yet In Depth Wine Dictionary

    This is an excellent reference book for wine lovers, or those who would like to learn more about wine. It covers terms in wine making, viticulture, countries and regions producing wine, grape varietals, tasting terms and even provides a pronunciation guide for many words. The back includes pages on decoding wine labels and wine serving techniques, serving temperatures, and much more. Very thorough, yet compact and therefore easy to carry with you. I highly recommend this book for your wine book collection. It is the perfect wine reference tool.

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