Wine for Dummies, 5ed

Ed Mccarthy

ISBN: 9788126544769

432 pages

Exclusively distributed by Penguin Books 

INR 399

Description

Wine enthusiasts and novices, raise your glasses! The #1 wine book has been updated! If you're a connoisseur, Wine For Dummies will get you up to speed on what's in and help you 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. Then it gets down to specifics, like navigating restaurant wine lists, deciphering wine labels, dislodging stubborn corks, and so much more.

Introduction

Part I: Getting to Know Wine

Chapter 1: Wine 101

Chapter 2: These Taste Buds Are for You

Chapter 3: Pinot Envy and Other Secrets about Grape Varieties

Chapter 4: Wine Names and Label Lingo

Chapter 5: Behind the Scenes of Winemaking

Part II: Wine and You: Up Close and Personal

Chapter 6: Buying Wine to Drink at Home

Chapter 7: Confronting a Restaurant Wine List

Chapter 8: Serving Wine

Chapter 9: Marrying Wine with Food

Part III: The "Old World" of Wine

Chapter 10: Doing France

Chapter 11: Italy, the Heartland of Vino

Chapter 12: Spain, Germany, and Elsewhere in Europe

Part IV: Discovering the "New World" of Wine

Chapter 13: The Southern Hemisphere Arises

Chapter 14: America, America

Part V: Wine's Exotic Face

Chapter 15: Champagne and Other Sparklers

Chapter 16: Wine Roads Less Traveled: Fortified and Dessert Wines

Part VI: When You've Caught the Bug

Chapter 17: Buying and Collecting Wine

Chapter 18: Continuing Education for Wine Lovers

Chapter 19: Describing and Rating Wine

Part VII: The Part of Tens

Chapter 20: Answers to Ten Common Questions about Wine

Chapter 21: 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: 1991--2010