The Virgin Wine Guide
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The Virgin Wine Guide

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An accessible guide to wine targeted at 20-40 year-olds dealing with the complicated matter of wine in an easy to understand, fun and clear fashion. The book comprises 22 chapters, from the simplest explanation of how to taste wine to a more in-depth look at the principle of wine regions and styles from around the globe. The book covers, amongst other things: How to work out which wines you like best, where to buy wine; which wine myths make us most mad; plus a useful grid to help you identify the style of wine you like and then mix and match through the unique 'If you like this, try this...' matrix. The book will appeal to a complete beginner or a wine aficionado that doesn't take themselves too seriously.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 137 x 214 x 15mm | 386g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 075350913X
  • 9780753509135
  • 2,102,107

About Chris Orr

Chris Orr is former deputy editor of Decanter magazine, former editor of Wine Magazine and helped set up the successful VirginWines.com internet wine company. He is now Editorial Director of the Drinks Business. He is also Drinks Editor for Food and Travel magazine and has regularly contributed to the wine section of The Weekend Telegraph.show more

Back cover copy

BEWILDERED BY WINE? TOO MANY LABELS, GRAPES AND STYLES TO CONTEMPLATE? Would you like to be confident and knowledgeabel about your choice of wine whatever the occasion? IN THIS ESSENTIAL GUIDE YOU'LL FIND OUT: - How to work out what you like most, and then find it on a shelf near you. - How to get your hands on the very bast, for the very least. - Where the best place to do just that is - from the supermarket to the internet. - How to diecover new wines- risk free. - Which wine myths make us most mad. - How to to bluff your way in wien- the really easy way. - How to talk the wine talk and walk the wine walk. - How to trouble shoot your way through wine disasters. - How to deal with snooty sommeliers. - Which are the most heavely ood and wine partners. - And most importantly, how to get the most enjoyment out of your favourite glass of win e with thte least amount of effort.. The Virgin Wine Guide distils the complex subject of wine into a fun, exciting irreverent and above all accessible read - whether you're a complete beginner or a wine aficionado who doesnt' take himself too seriously.show more