Wine Spectator's: Pocket Guide To Wine

Wine Spectator's: Pocket Guide To Wine

Hardcover

$5.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781881659556
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Series: Wine Spectator's Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 4.08(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1The ABC's of Wine Tasting6
Set and Setting
Looking at Wine
Smelling Wine
Tasting Wine
The Language of Wine Tasting
Chapter 2Getting the Most from Wine20
Temperature
To Decant or Not to Decant?
Glassware
Storing Wine
Chapter 3Wine Buying Strategies23
Basics
Judging a Wine by Its Label
Chapter 4Varietal Characteristics28
The Flavor Profiles of the Major Wine Grapes, with Pronunciation Tips
Chapter 5Where Wine Comes From34
Australia
Chile
France
Germany
Italy
Portugal
Spain
U.S.A.
Chapter 6Matching Wine with Food54
Basics
A Spectrum of Wines
Glossary58

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