Wine for Dummies

Wine for Dummies

by Mary Mulligan, Ed Mcbain, Ed Mccarthy
     
 

"A better and more entertaining introduction to wine would be hard to find... Highly recommended."

—Wine & Spirits Magazine

"Wine is one of life's great pleasures... I hope more people will relax and simply enjoy wine after this book."

—Francis Ford Coppola, Proprietor, Niebaum-Coppola Estate Winery

"Mulligan and McCarthy

Overview

"A better and more entertaining introduction to wine would be hard to find... Highly recommended."

—Wine & Spirits Magazine

"Wine is one of life's great pleasures... I hope more people will relax and simply enjoy wine after this book."

—Francis Ford Coppola, Proprietor, Niebaum-Coppola Estate Winery

"Mulligan and McCarthy will make you smarter with every page.At the next dinner party you will impress your friends."

—Adam M. Strum, Editor and Publisher Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Do you panic when the waiter hands you the wine list because you don't know a Chardonnay from a Cabernet Sauvignon? Do you know what to do when the waiter hands you the cork?

Well you don't have to be intimidated anymore! Wine for Dummies is the down-to-earrth, one-stop wine resource that teaches you everything:

  • Open , serve, and store wine properly
  • Read and understand a wine label
  • Distinguish good wine from bad with ease
  • Tast the "elements of wine" like body, flavor, and balance
  • Select wine for any meal or special occasion with confidence
  • Navigate your way through a wine shop like a pro
  • Enjoy fine wine without spending a lot of money

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780694517633
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
Abridged, Cassette
Product dimensions:
4.54(w) x 7.05(h) x 0.82(d)

Meet the Author

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

Ed McBain has been the recipient of the Grand Master Award of the Mystery Writers of America.  His 87th Precinct novels are international bestsellers.  He lives in Connecticut.

Len Cariou, a Tony Award-winner and additional two-time nominee, is a veteran performer in movies and on television.

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

Ed McCarthy is a wine writer, Certified Wine Educator, consultant, and collector. He contributes to Wine Enthusiast magtazine and is a contributing editor of the Wine Journal.

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