Fruit of the Vine: The Complete Guide to Kosher Wine

Fruit of the Vine: The Complete Guide to Kosher Wine

by Maurie Rosenberg

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Overview

Fruit of the Vine: The Complete Guide to Kosher Wine by Maurie Rosenberg

There are thousands of books about wine, but this book is the one authoritative guide to the joys and uses of kosher wine. Whether you are looking for a wine to savor and celebrate a simcha, Shabbos or Yom Tov, you’re sure to find just the right vintage here.
Rosenberg makes selecting the perfect wine as easy as tipping your glass. Which vintners are producing the most exciting vintages? Supplying a list of the very best kosher reds, whites and roses, along with his own personal wine list with ratings, Rosenberg advises you what food goes best with what particular wine. With illustrations and helpful sidebars, this book provides delicious ways to cook with wine, wine wisdom and even meaningful toasts.
Do you like a big Bordeaux or a crisp Chardonnay? A good wine, Maurie Rosenberg says, is the wine you like. Find your favorite kosher wine in this unprecedented guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780935437423
Publisher: Bartleby Press
Publication date: 04/28/2016
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Maurie Rosenberg has been a chemical engineer, a business manager and a management consultant, in ceramic design as well as kosher catering and retail wine sales. Currently living in Silver Spring, Maryland, he enjoys sailing, skin-diving,hiking, golf..And spoiling his grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction ix

1 A Brief History of Kosher Wine 1

Old World & New World

Globalization

Prohibition

Prices

Kosher

2 The Grapes-Varietals 37

Vitis Labrusca

Vitis Vinifera or Noble Grapes

Wine Color

Red Grapes

White Grapes

Rose Wines

Ice Wine & Botrytis

Sparkling Wine

Fortified Wine

Winemaking

Major wine Faults

3 Maurie's Wine List 65

Maurie's Rating System (A Practical Simplification)

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Canada

Chile

China

Cyprus

France

Georgia

Hungary

Israel

Italy

New Zealand

Portugal

South Africa

Spain

United States

4 Practical Suggestions 285

Storage

Serving

5 Wine Tasting 289

The 6 S's of Wine Tasting

Vintages

Corks or Screwcaps or Corks

Food Pairing

6 Wine & Health 307

7 Cooking with Wine 319

Practical Cooking Tips

Recipes

8 Wine Wisdom 335

Why Kosher?

Wedding Toasts

Wine & Passover

Wine & Purim

Appendix 351

Glossary

List of Organic Wines

Maurie's Chemistry Lesson

Star K Beer Liquor and Liqueur List

Index

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