Wine for Dummies (Audio CD)

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The plain-English guide that demystifies wine

Choose good, affordable wines from the United States, Europe, Chile, Australia, and elsewhere

This down-to-earth guide cuts through wine snobbery and tells you what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine. This update of the bestselling For Dummies? classic covers everything from established ...

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Overview

The plain-English guide that demystifies wine

Choose good, affordable wines from the United States, Europe, Chile, Australia, and elsewhere

This down-to-earth guide cuts through wine snobbery and tells you what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine. This update of the bestselling For Dummies® classic covers everything from established and emerging wine regions to pairing wine with food to collecting wine. Here's to fun, relaxed wine exploration and enjoyment!

Discover how to:

  • Understand grape varieties and wine styles
  • Decipher wine lists and wine labels
  • Select, store, open, pour, and enjoy wine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061672781
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/23/2008
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Abridged, 3 Cds, 3 hrs. 30 min.
  • Edition number: 4
  • Sales rank: 611,961
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 5.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ed McCarthy, CWE, is a regular contributor to Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Journal.

Mary Ewing-Mulligan, MW, is president of the International Wine Center in New York.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 7, 2011

    Great information

    Book provides good information that is organized well. There are also in-depth explanations that are clearly labeled so that you don't have to get into it if you don't desire to to so. Overall, this is a great book for people who would like to learn about the world of wine.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2003

    Magnifico!

    This is quite a magnificent book. I was completely ignorant on the subject of wine before reading it, but I had the ambition to learn all I could. Now my friends come to me for wine advice. I am consistantly referencing this wonderful book. Every time I read it, I learn something new. It is amazing that such experts can write in such a comprehensible manner, but they do. They make a wonderful team. I condsider this book the authority on all subjects related to wine, bar none.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2002

    Adequate but demeaning!

    This book does a good job introducing the basics of wine to the uninitiated. Despite this, I prefer Oz Clarke's "Introducing Wine", which covers the same ground in a more attractive format. It's also an easier title to give as a gift!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2001

    A Guide for the Hopeless

    If you want to learn about wine and don't know where to start - buy this book. After several days of reading I decided to venture into a wine store. I felt like someone had pinned a universal translator to my lapel. I had a clue! This book is terrific, it paid for itself in one week.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2013

    Full of Information

    This book is full of fascinating information about wine. It has lots of helpful tips to help you feel like an expert even if you're a novice. It's very fun and easy to read too. I would recommend it for anyone who wants a good , basic understanding of wine.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2013

    Uwhhh

    I aint drunk *falls on person below* hey baby

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2013

    Truly helpful for beginers

    Nuff said

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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