Wine For Dummies, Mini Edition [NOOK Book]

Wine For Dummies, Mini Edition

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Overview

An overview on tasting wine and understanding the lingo


This friendly guide cuts through the snobbery sometimes associated with wine and tells you what you need to know in down-to-earch language. With straightforward information on grape varieties and wines they produce, you'll be sipping and serving wine like a pro!


Open the book and find:





  • When to serve red, white, or both





  • How to remove a cork without making a mess





  • Advice on the proper way to sniff wine like an expert





  • Words to describe how wine tastes


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118042502
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/8/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 51,274
  • File size: 679 KB

Meet the Author

Ed McCarthy, Certified Wine Educator, is a regular contributor to Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Journal. Mary Ewing-Mulligan, Master of Wine, is President of the International Wine Center in New York. They have coauthored six wine books in the For Dummies series.



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Table of Contents

Introduction.


Chapter 1: Wine 101.


Chapter 2: These Taste Buds Are for You.


Chapter 3: Pinot Envy and Other Secrets about Grape Varieties.


Chapter 4: The Insider’s Track to Serving and Using Wine.

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  • Posted September 13, 2011

    Perfect Primer on Wine

    This is a perfect primer on drinking and enjoying wine, from the grapes, to the store to your glass. Written by two wine lovers with the experience and credentials to know what they're writing about! And at 99 cents, the price to information ratio makes this a better buy than a box of Dom for a buck. Pair this book with The Wine Trials 2011 and you're on your way to being a world class eonophile on a bargain budget.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 5, 2012

    Good

    This short book provides a high-level overview of wines for the novice wine drinker. Quick read.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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