White Wine For Dummies

White Wine For Dummies


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764550119
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/28/1996
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 5.62(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

About the Authors Ed McCarthy is a certified wine educator, writer, consultant, and collector who has been active in the wine trade for over twenty years. He contributes to Wine Enthusiast magazine and is a contributing editor to The Wine Journal. Mary Ewing-Mulligan is co-owner and director of the international Wine Center in New York. She is the only American woman who is a Master of Wine, a title signifying the highest level of know-ledge in the wine trade. She is one of only fourteen Masters of Wine in the United States.

Table of Contents


PART I: A Course of White Wine.

Chapter 1: Beyond the Red Horizon.

Chapter 2: Accounting for Taste.

Chapter 3: Grape Expectations.

Chapter 4: The Seven Classic Types of White Wine.

Chapter 5: White Wine with Fish — and More.

PART II: A World of White Wine.

Chapter 6: California Chardonnay.

Chapter 7: California Whites, Beyond Chardonnay.

Chapter 8: The White Wines of Oregon, Washington, and New York.

Chapter 9: White Wine Down Under — Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Chapter 10: Vin Blanc Francais: The Great White Burgundies.

Chapter 11: Vin Blanc Francais: Bordeaux and Beyond.

Chapter 12: A League of Their Own: Germany's White Wines.

Chapter 13: White Wines from Italy: More Than Soave and Pinot Grigio.

Chapter 14: Spain, Portugal, Austria, and Switzerland.

PART III: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Ten Little-Known White Wines Worth Knowing.

Chapter 16: Ten Frequently Asked Questions about White Wines.

Chapter 17: Ten Palate-Pleasing Exercises for Savoring White Wines.

PART IV: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Pronunciation Guide.

Appendix B: Glossary.

Appendix C: Those Very Good Years: A Vintage Chart.


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