60 - Minute Wine Expert: Taste Wine The Master's Way

60 - Minute Wine Expert: Taste Wine The Master's Way

by Master Sommelier Randa Warren

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633020542
Publisher: Total Publishing And Media
Publication date: 07/02/2018
Pages: 118
Sales rank: 567,374
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Randa Warren was born in Dallas, Texas and grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma where she currently lives. She graduated from the University of
Oklahoma with a degree in Journalism and Advertising. She has an Associate Degree in French from Tulsa Community College. Her daughter, Brittlyn, lives in Dallas, Texas.
In addition to having a passion for wine, Randa is a professional barbecue competitor. She competes in competitions in Oklahoma, Arkansas,
Missouri and Kansas. She loves the quote "You don't need no teeth, to eat this meat."
Randa has been a member of the Confrerie du Tastevin in Burgundy,
France for over 20 years. She speaks on being a 60-Minute Wine Expert for various organizations and clients around the country, owns a retail wine store in Tulsa, consults for restaurants and gives local wine classes in
Tulsa Oklahoma. She takes groups on wine tours around the world.
To contact Randa, go to: www.randawarren.com or email:
ranbagel@me.com

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. The 60-Minute Wine Expert’s Plan of Attack . . . . . . . . 1

2. Most Important Grape Varieties and Quick Food Pairings . 5

How to Open a Bottle of Wine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

3. How to Taste Wine the Master’s Way . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

4. Practice Tasting of White and a Red Wine . . . . . . . . . 29

5. Four Beginning Wine Tasting Comparison Exercises . . . . 35

6. Overview of Food and Wine Pairing . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

The Correct Order to Serve Wine When Entertaining . . . 41

Ten Food and Wine Pairing Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Quick Go-to Food and Wine Pairings . . . . . . . . . . . 46

Easy Cheese and Wine Pairings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

7. Basics of Wine Etiquette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

Learn How To Read A Wine Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

C H A P T E R PA G E

8. Recommended Serving Temperatures for Wine . . . . . . . 59

9. Wine Glassware, Storage and Wine Bottle Sizes . . . . . . 65

10. Champagne: Production, Proper Opening,

Serving and Bottles Sizes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

11. The Mystery Behind Decanting Wine . . . . . . . . . . . 81

12. Wine Education – What and Where . . . . . . . . . . . . 85

13. Starting Your Personal Wine Collection,

Online Wine Buying and Wine Futures . . . . . . . . . . 89

14. 20 Most-Answered Wine Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . 93

ABOUT THE AUTHOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

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