Wine Isn't Rocket Science: A Quick and Easy Guide to Understanding, Buying, Tasting, and Pairing Every Type of Wine

Wine Isn't Rocket Science: A Quick and Easy Guide to Understanding, Buying, Tasting, and Pairing Every Type of Wine

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316431309
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 495,892
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ophelie Neiman is the author of the wine blog Miss GlouGlou. Hosted on the LeMonde website, it's one of the most popular wine blogs in France. Wine Isn't Rocket Science is her first book and it has been translated into 11 languages. She lives in France.Yannis Varoutsikos is an illustrator and graphic designer. He is artistic director at Woll Beer and founder of the website Good Manners, which sells bags and accessories for men. He lives in France.

Table of Contents

Juliette plans a party 6

Before the party 8

During the party 20

After the party 27

Jack learns to taste wine 32

The colors of wine 34

The aromas of wine 40

In the mouth 50

Finding the wine of your dreams 64

Henry participates in the grape harvest 70

The grape, from berry to harvest 72

White varieties 74

Red varieties 95

The life of the vine 130

Harvest time 140

Making wine 144

Aging 152

Caroline visits the vineyards 162

The terroir 164

The wines of France 168

The wines of Europe 187

The wines of the world 196

Elizabeth becomes an apprentice sommelier 210

The basics of food and wine pairing 212

Which wine goes with my meal? 214

Food assassins 221

Which dish goes with my wine? 222

Paul buys wine 232

At a restaurant 234

How to decode a wine label 239

How to buy a bottle 245

How to build a wine cellar 253

Cheat sheets 261

Index 268

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