Red Wine For Dummies

Red Wine For Dummies

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If you're interested in expanding your wine horizons to include the reds, such as Merlot, Pinot Noir, or Cabernet, Red Wine For Dummies will help you through the maze of red wines. Wine connoisseurs Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing--Mulligan have tasted their way through the wine--growing regions of Northern California and France (as well as Oregon, Washington, New York, Australia, South America, and South Africa). The result of their ventures is a handy guide featuring more than 1,000 red wine recommendations, tips to help you pair red wine with food, a complete glossary of wine jargon, and a helpful wine vintage chart. You won't want to explore the world of red wine without this handy reference at your fingertips.
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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 138.4 x 211.1 x 20.8mm | 331.13g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Subsequent
  • 0764550128
  • 9780764550126

About Ed McCarthy

Ed McCarthy, a certified wine educator, writes for The Wine Enthusiast and Wine Journal. Mary Ewing--Mulligan, a Master of Wine, owns New York's International Wine Center.
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Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: A Course of Red Wine. Chapter 1: A Wine of a Different Color. Chapter 2: Red, Redder, Reddest. Chapter 3: What a Difference a Grape Makes. Chapter 4: The Seven Classic Types of Red Wine. Chapter 5: Red Wine with Meat - and More. PART II: A World of Red Wine. Chapter 6: Cab and Merlot Lead the Way in California. Chapter 7: California Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, and Company. Chapter 8: Oregon, Washington, and Long Island Red Wines. Chapter 9: Seeing Red Down Under: Australia, South America, and South Africa. Chapter 10: Vin Rouge Begins with Bordeaux. Chapter 11: The Other Great French Reds: Burgundy, Rhone, and Company. Chapter 12: Vino Rosso, Vino Tinto, Vinho Tinto. PART III: The Part of Tens. Chapter 13: Ten Little--Known Red Wines Worth Knowing. Chapter 14: Answers to Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Red Wine. Chapter 15: Ten Hands--On Wine--Tasting Exercises. PART IV: Appendixes. Appendix A: Pronunciation Guide to Red Wine Terms. Appendix B: Glossary of Red Wine Terms. Appendix C: Contact Information for Wineries Whose Wines Are Available Only (or Mainly) by Mailing List. Appendix D: Red Wine Vintage Chart: 1975 1995. Index.
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