[Ebook] ↠ Wine for Dummies Author Ed McCarthy – Bassgrotto.co.uk

Wine for Dummies Wine Enthusiasts And Novices, Raise Your Glasses The 1 Wine Book Has Been Extensively Updated If You Re A Connoisseur, Wine For Dummies, Fourth 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 Then It Gets Down To Specifics How To Handle Snooty Wine Clerks, Navigate Restaurant Wine Lists, Decipher Cryptic Wine Labels, And Dislodge Stubborn Corks How To Sniff And Taste Wine How To Store And Pour Wine And Pair It With Food Four White Wine Styles Fresh, Unoaked Earthy Aromatic Rich, Oaky Four Red Wine Styles Soft, Fruity, And Relatively Light Bodied Mild Mannered, Medium Bodied Spicy Powerful, Full Bodied, And Tannic What S Happening In The Old World Of Wine, Including France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, And Greece What S How And What S Not In The New World Of Wine, Including Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, And South Africa U.S Wines From California, Oregon, Washington, And New York Bubbling Beauties And Medieval Sweets Champagne, Sparkling Wines, Sherry, Port, And Other Exotic Dessert Wines Authors Ed McCarthy, CWE, Who Is A Regular Contributor To Wine Enthusiast And The Wine Journal And Mary Ewing Mulligan, MW, Who Owns The International Wine Center In New York, Have Co Authored Six Wine Books In The For Dummies Series In An Easy To Understand, Unpretentious Style That S As Refreshing As A Glass Of Chardonnay On A Summer Day, They Provide Practical Information To Help You Enjoy Wine, Including Real Deal Symbols That Alert You To Good Wines That Are Low In Price Compared To Other Wines Of Similar Type, Style, Or Quality A Vintage Wine Chart With Specifics On Numerous Wines Info On Ordering Wine From Out Of State, Collecting Wine, And Wine For Dummies, Fourth Edition Is Not Just A Great Resource And Reference, It S A Good Read It S Full Bodied, Yet Lightrich, Yet Crisprobust, Yet Refreshing.


10 thoughts on “Wine for Dummies

  1. says:

    A good comprehensive guide, liked the humor, and the narrator was easy to listen to Learned that there actually is a reason to sniff, swirl, and let wines breathe If not for this guide, I would ve dumped out a whole bottle Precipice Pinot Noir after the first sip It tasted so much better after an hour of letting it breathe Also learned a lot about champagne that I didn t know, like how sparkling wine IS champagne that s not produced in Champagne, France I thought they were dif...


  2. says:

    Overall this is a good book, worthy of a four star review The reason for my two star review is because of Chapter 7, Confronting a Restaurant Wine List This is the one chapter that obviously is written by people who don t have experience in the area they are talking about and didn t bother to consult with people who do before making some bold assumptions Thi...


  3. says:

    Wine for Dummies is a great book for both the experienced and novice wine drinker The Introduction goes through how the book is organized and which parts of the book should be read, depending on what the reader is interested in Pretty much every aspect of wine is covered grape varieties, how wine is made and regulated in various countries, how to read a wine label or restaurant wine list, and muchThe really technical information is labeled as such and can easily be skipped.I liked that Wine for Dummies is a great book for both the experienced and novice wine drinker The Introduction goes through how the book is organized and which parts of the book should be read, depending on what the reader is interested ...


  4. says:

    I only drink Champagne when I m happy, and when I m sad Sometimes I drink it when I m alone When I have company I consider it obligatory I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am Otherwise I never touch it unless I m thirsty Madame Lily Bollinger


  5. says:

    Packed with good information Will make a better as need to know resource rather than sit down and read cover to cover.


  6. says:

    The For Dummies series has been an intriguing enterprise The use of the term Dummies could be considered offputting yet the series has obviously done well, asandvolumes are developed I have found many of the books useful to me And this is another in that group.I know enough about wine to get by This volume, though, adds a context to my knowledge of wine that I appreciate The purpose is presented at the outset Page 1 We want you and everyone else to enjoy wine rega The For Dummies series has been an intriguing enterprise The use of the term Dummies could be considered offputting yet the series has obviously done well, asandvolumes ...


  7. says:

    This is a brief introduction to wine for people who normally drink beer, from what glass to use to how to describe flavors this book will help you fake knowledge about wine Made for the American market for American wine drinkers with only a nod to the most famous European wines, the focus is on Californian wines and Oregon Really, Oregon I had no idea they made wine in Oregon This book will appeal to anyone looking to appear knowledgeable about wine.We listened to the book while driving fro This is a brief introduction to wine for people who normally drink beer, from what glass to use to how to describe flavors this book will help you fake knowledge about wine Made for the American market for American wine drinkers with only a nod to the most famous European wines, the focus is on Californian wines and...


  8. says:

    Wein f r Dummies eignet sich sehr gut als erster Einstieg in das Thema Wein Die wichtigsten Begriffe werden erl utert, und es gibt viele praktische Tips zum Thema Wein ausw hlen, kaufen, probieren, und lagern, sowie Hintergrundinformationen zu Rebsorten und Weinherstellung Die wichtigsten Weinbaugebiete der Welt werden vorgestellt, teilweise mit vielen Details zu einzelnen Rebsorten und Produzenten Zum Teil wirkt das Buch etwas unausgewogen Frankreich und Kalifornien werden ausf hrlich pr se Wein f r Dummies eignet sich sehr gut als erster Einstieg in das Thema Wein Die wichtigsten Begriffe werden erl utert, und es gibt viele praktische Tips zum Thema Wein ausw hlen, kaufen, probieren, und lagern, sowie Hintergrundinformationen zu Rebsorten und Weinherstellung Die wichtigsten Weinbaugebiete der Welt werden vorgestellt, teilweise mit vielen Details zu einzelnen Rebsorten und Produzenten Zum Teil wirkt das Buch etwas unausgewogen Frankreich und Kalifornien werden ausf hrlich pr sentiert, aber Osteuropa und Griechenland mit keiner Silbe erw hnt Manche Begriffe werden f r deutsche Verh ltnisse nicht passend dargestellt So wird Tafelwein als Begriff f r alle Weine verwendet, die man zum Essen trinken k...


  9. says:

    This is a great primer for anyone who wants to learnabout wines and wine terminology I learned some interesting things and this book explains things clearly and succinctly.The one thing I realized while reading this is that I actua...


  10. says:

    I haven t read many of these Dummies books over the years, but this was a nice little quick guide to becoming a wine snob Now I can use the phrase ebulliently fruity to describe the next Riesling I try Everyone will be so impressed


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