Wine: A Tasting Course

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Offering a visual tour of wine styles, explaining the big-picture concepts, and encouraging readers to recognize the connections between wines, author Marnie Old, a renowned American sommelier, challenges all the stuffy orthodoxies about wine, and teaches that best way to learn is through tasting.

Providing a fresh take on the world of wine, showing you what you need to know, and debunking wine-snob myths, Wine: A Tasting Course is the ultimate...

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Overview

Offering a visual tour of wine styles, explaining the big-picture concepts, and encouraging readers to recognize the connections between wines, author Marnie Old, a renowned American sommelier, challenges all the stuffy orthodoxies about wine, and teaches that best way to learn is through tasting.

Providing a fresh take on the world of wine, showing you what you need to know, and debunking wine-snob myths, Wine: A Tasting Course is the ultimate visual wine course for wine lovers seeking no-nonsense, practical information.

Explore and develop your palate in your own time and at your own pace with Wine: A Tasting Course.

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"[F]ull of eye-catching visuals and a lot of fun exercises (e.g., comparing sweetness levels in wine or varying shades of red wines) but it also contains plenty of that more structured information, such as facts on countries and grapes." – The Wall Street Journal

"[P]erhaps the best wine basics book I've seen to date…[author] Marnie [Old] gets that detailed and crowded are NOT interchangeable, and proves it with her stunning, unpretentious graphics." – Anthony Dias Blue, James Beard Award Winner and Editor-in-chief of Tasting Table

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781465405883
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/23/2013
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 121,011
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Sommelier and author Marnie Old is formerly the director of wine studies for Manhattan's esteemed French Culinary Institute, and served as the founding education chairperson for the American Sommelier Association. Her books include Wine Secrets and DK's He Said Beer, She Said Wine.

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