A year of stellar recommendations and wine advice from Karen MacNeil, author of the authoritative bestseller The Wine Bible. Try Trespass Vineyard’s spicy, sumptuous cabernet sauvignon. Or, Bodega Balbo’s torrontes, lush with honeysuckle, apricot, and apple flavors—and a steal at $8. Plus, tips on ordering wine at restaurants, the up-and-coming region for pinot noir (New Zealand’s Central Otago), garigue and other wine words, and zweigelt, Austria’s elegant answer to zinfandel.
|Publisher:||Workman Publishing Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 6.30(h) x 2.10(d)|
About the Author
In 2004 Karen MacNeil received the highest honor awarded to a wine professional in the United States–she was named “Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year” by the James Beard Foundation. The following year she was named “2005 Wine Educator of the Year” by the European Wine Council. Past recipients of the Council’s awards have included journalist Morley Safer (60 Minutes), filmamker Francis Ford Coppola and winemaker Robert Mondavi. Karen is the host of “Wine, Food and Friends with Karen Macneil,” a 13-part series on PBS television nationally. For the last 25 years, Karen has been a writer, consultant, and educator whose articles on wine and food have been published in more than 50 United States magazines and newspapers including: The New York Times, Food & Wine, Saveur, and Town & Country. She is the author of the award-winning The Wine Bible –one of the best selling wine books in the United States, with more than 250,000 copies sold since it was released in 2001.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The 2009 Wine Lovers Calendar is great. Not only does it recommend wines with an estimated retail price, it provides enlightning facts for wine lovers. It even gave a contemporaneous recommendation on what to drink with Girl Scout cookies! Great gift idea for the wine lover.