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Wine for Dummies, 4ed

Ed Mccarthy, Mary Ewing-Mulligan

ISBN: 9788126513635

432 pages

Exclusively distributed by UBS Publishers Distributors 


Wine For Dummies, 4e includes new information on all the emerging wine regions, such as Argentina, Greece, and Chile, as well as additions and changes to other country's new wines, such as those of France and Italy. Wine For Dummies, 4E also shares with readers entirely new recommendations for the best red and wine wines in the market. If you’re a connoisseur, then this edition will get you up to speed on what’s in and show you how to take your hobby to the next level. If you’re new to the world of wine, it will clue you in on what you’ve been missing and show you how to get started. It begins with the basic types of wine, how wines are made, and more.




Part I Getting to Know Wine

· Wine 101

· These Taste Buds Are for You

· Pinot Envy and Other Secrets about Grape Varieties

· Wine Names and Label Lingo

· Behind the Scenes of Winemaking


Part II Wine and You Up Close and Personal

· Navigating a Wine Shop

· Confronting a Restaurant Wine List

· The Insider’s Track to Serving and Using Wine


Part III The "Old World" of Wine

· Doing France

· Italy, the Heartland of Vino

· Spain, Portugal, Germany, and Beyond


Part IV Discovering the New World of Wine

· The Southern Hemisphere Arises

· America, America


Part V Wine’s Exotic Face

· Champagne and Other Sparklers

· Wine Roads Less Traveled Fortified and Dessert Wines


Part VI When You’ve Caught the Bug

· Buying and Collecting Wine

· Continuing Education for Wine Lovers

· Describing and Rating Wine

· Marrying Wine with Food


Part VII The Part of Tens

· Answers to Ten Common Questions about Wine

· Ten Wine Myths Demystified


Part VIII Appendixes

· Appendix A Pronunciation Guide to Wine Terms

· Appendix B Glossary of Wine Terms

· Appendix C Vintage Wine Chart 1985-2004




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