Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Wine Bible by Karen McNeil

THE WINE BIBLE is like a lively course from an expert teacher, grounded deeply in the fundamentals and enriched with passionate opinions, asides, tips, anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, illustrations, maps, photos, charts, and wine labels - everything, in fact, but the actual bottle of wine itself. Beginning with the basics of mastering wine - how to taste with focus and build a wine-tasting memory, understanding the subtle interplay of variety, vineyard, and vintner, and demystifying the issue of vintages - it covers the essentials. The emotion and intigue of Bergundy. Rhone's untamed reds. The flinty pleasures of sauvignon blanc and suprising delicacy of Spain's Riojas. Bordeaux, the largest fine-wine vineyard on the globe and epitome of terroir. Fourteen Sonoma wines to know. The importance of finish. Tuscany, kingdom of variable microclimates. The precise and food-friendly wines of Germany. The narrow 30-mile stretch of ambition, experimentation, and surpassing quality called Napa. Why the "punt," or indentation, in a wine bottle. Australia, where cutting-edge technology meets easy, outgoing, unpretentious character. Plus Austria, New Zealand, South Africa, Portugal, and more.

Buy The Wine Bible by Karen McNeil from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781563054341
ISBN-10: 1563054345
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 153mm x 48mm)
Pages: 904
Imprint: Workman Publishing
Publisher: Workman Publishing
Publish Date: 26-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - The Wine Bible by Karen McNeil

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Wine Bible book by Karen McNeil and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought The Wine Bible by Karen McNeil also bought the following titles: