:

product description page

New Wine Lover's Companion (Paperback) (Ron Herbst & Sharon Tyler Herbst)

New Wine Lover's Companion (Paperback) (Ron Herbst & Sharon Tyler Herbst) - image 1 of 1

about this item

Everything you need to know about buying, ordering, and serving wine!

Enlarged and updated with information about the myriad changes enacted by the European Union over the last few years and their effect on member nations, newly flourishing wine-growing regions, enhanced coverage of vinicultural practices, and additional wine making terms, The New Wine Loverâ??s Companion informs, advises, and enlightens readers with approximately 4,000 entries that describe wines produced all around the world. The A-to-Z entries describe grape varieties; wine styles; wine growing regions; wine making techniques; wine-tasting terms; sizes and styles of glassware, wine bottles and wine openers; optimal temperatures for serving different wines; and much more. The original edition of this book was hailed by Jurgen Gothe of the Vancouver Sun as â??the best new wine book in more than a decade. . . â? and this new edition is better than ever. One of the many qualities that has made The New Wine Loverâ??s Companion so popular is its accessibility. No wine snobbery here. The author serves up solid information about vintages, varieties, and which wine goes best with which food in a relaxed, conversational style that doesnâ??t intimidate readers. Following the A-to-Z entries, additional advice and information includes
  • Tips on buying wine
  • Ordering wine in a restaurant
  • Understanding the information on wine bottle labels
  • Opening and serving wine at home
  • How to store leftover wine . . . and much more
Here is everything worth knowing about buying, storing, serving, and enjoying the worldâ??s most civilized beverageâ??wine! Includes extensive appendices, charts, a glossary, and a bibliography.
Number of Pages: 752
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc
Author: Ron Herbst & Sharon Tyler Herbst
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2017
TCIN: 51626895
UPC: 9781438008820
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-5914
$11.55
MSRPReg: $16.99 Save $5.44 (32% off)

guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.