Curso de Vino

Curso de Vino

Hardback Language: English / Spanish

By (author) Jancis Robinson, Translated by Alejandro Jockl

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  • Publisher: BLUME
  • Format: Hardback | 352 pages
  • Language: English / Spanish
  • Dimensions: 196mm x 274mm x 30mm | 1,379g
  • Publication date: 30 October 2007
  • ISBN 10: 849801073X
  • ISBN 13: 9788498010732
  • Edition: New edition
  • Sales rank: 1,970,026

Product description

Award-winning wine writer Jancis Robinson has completely updated her bestselling guide to the world of wine, to create the ultimate wine handbook for the twenty-first century. Jancis begins by drawing on her wealth of knowledge and experience to help you choose the right bottle from the huge range available today. She shows you how to decipher wine labels and gives tips on tasting and serving wine as well as offering suggestions for storage and matching wine with food. To make selection even easier, Jancis describes the distinctive characteristics of hundreds of different grape varieties so that you can learn to recognize them and decide which qualities you prefer. In the second part of the book Jancis offers a comprehensive guide to the wine-producing countries of the world and has incuded 32 new pages to bring you up to date with the latest developments in a number of different areas ranging from Italy and Spain to Australia, South Africa and North and South America. Jancis captures the flavour of each region's wines and gives her own recommendations for the best namoes to look out for. complete with fully updated vintage guides and advice on where to buy wine both in high-street shops and specialist merchants, Jancis Robinson's Wine Course is guaranteed to enhance the enjoyment of anyone who enjoys wine and will ensure that you get thes most out of every glass you drink. La destacada enóloga Jancis Robinson ha actualizado su guía del mundo de los vinos, creando lo que constituye el manual de vino más importante del siglo XXI.En primer lugar se ayuda a elegir la botella adecuada entre la inmensa variedad existente en la actualidad. Se interpretan las etiquetas de los vinos y se aconseja sobre la mejor manera de probarlos y servirlos, así como sugerencias para conservarlos y sus correspondencias con los alimentos. Para facilitar la elección, Jancis, indica las características que distinguen cientos de variedades de unva, para su reconocimiento y decidir así qué cualidades se prefieren.En la segunda parte del libro se presenta una guía completa de los países producteres de vino, a la que la autora ha agregado 32 páginas en las que refleja las novedades que se han producido en zonas tan diferentes como España y Australia, Sudáfrica y América. Jancis logra captar el sabor a los caldos de cada región y recomienda cuáles buscar.La obra completa con una guía de cosechas y consejos sobre los mejores lugares para adquirir vinos, que van desde las grandes tiendas hasta las más especializadas. Una obra que constituye toda una garantía para quien disfrute del vino, con objeto de sacra el máximo partido de cada copa de vino.

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Jancis Robinson is a Master of Wine, a respected wine judge, and lecturer. She was a regular columnist for Wine Spectator and is now the wine correspondent for the Financial Times. Famous for making a notoriously complex subject accessible, Ms. Robinson introduced millions of people to the delights of wine as host of the television series Jancis Robinson's Wine Course and Vinter's Tales. She is the author of Confessions of a Wine Lover and the international bestseller, The Oxford Companion to Wine.