White Wine For Dummies
White Wine For Dummies by Ed McCarthy
Book Description"Thoroughly enjoyable and easy to read. Every white wine drinker should read this." -Terry Robards, Senior Managing Editor, Wine Enthusiast Magazine "This book is a 'must' if you enjoy the taste of wine! This excellent guide playfully educates amateurs, as well as experts, in the pleasures of drinking wine." -Michael Aaron, Chairman, Sherry-Leman, World Renowned Wine Shop, New York, NY "...an insightful reference guide for the beginning taster or industry professional who has an appreciation of wine and wit." -Lynn Penner-Ash, President/Winemaker, Rex Hill Vineyards, Inc. Do you know the difference between a Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, and a Sauvignon Blanc? Are you frustrated by the vast number of white wines there are to choose from? Don't panic, let White Wine For Dummies be your guide. Covering wine regions from all over the world, including California, France, New Zealand, South Africa, Germany, and Italy, this friendly reference provides answers to all your white wine questions. It tells you how to: *Understand the key differences between white and red wines *Distinguish white wine varieties by color, aroma, flavor, and texture *Identify the grape type, region, and vintage with ease *Explore the California wine revolution-from Chardonnay to Sauvignon Blanc *Discover fine American wineries, from coast to coast *Uncover the secrets of European white wines *Select the right vintage and style to suite your taste *Choose the right white wine for any occasion Written by two leading national wine experts, this authoritative guide features helpful charts, wine label examples, expert tips, wine tasting techniques, and priceless author recommendations. You also get: *A fascinating introductory course in white wine explaining how it differs from red, its chief characteristics, how grape type and growing conditions influence taste, how to choose the right white wine for a meal, and more *A region-by-region guide to the white wines of the world-from California and New York to New Zealand and South Africa to all the major European producers With White Wine For Dummies by your side, you'll soon be selecting white wines with confidence for every occasion.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780764550119
(217mm x 142mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Ed McCarthy
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.
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