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"A thirst-inspiring guide to the pleasures of wine." - Kermit Lynch, Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant "It is rare to find two people who are knowledgeable, passionate and objective enough to understand individual preferences with the ability to convey these perceptions with such style take advantage of it!" - Burt Williams, Williams & Selyem Winery Features Over 500 Reviews of Wine by Style, Origin, and Price! Do you stand in the store for hours trying to find a great-tasting wine that doesn't cost a fortune? Does the thought of choosing a bottle of wine for your next dinner party make you break out in hives? Don't stress out! Let the Wine Buying Companion For Dummies guide you in your search for fabulous wines for any occasion. Whether you're looking for a marvelous Merlot for under USD15 or you want to celebrate with a fine Champagne, this guide has it all!
Let These Icons GuideHighlights some of Ed's favorite winesPinpoints wines that Mary favorsFlags quality wines that cost less than you expect Inside, you'll discover how to:Navigate any wine store with clear information about wine names, appellations, and producers of the wine you're looking forBuy sensational wine from around the world, including the U.S., France, Italy, Spain, Chile, South Africa, and others!Purchase the best wine within your budget, with recommendations for red and white wines over and under USD15Serve fabulous Champagne and other sparkling wines that don't cost you a fortuneExpand your palate by spring-boarding from wines you know to less-familiar wines of a similar styleRecognize dependable producers that you can trust to deliver quality wineChoose the best wine to enhance meals ranging from hamburgers to filet mignon, and pizza to paellaDevelop your own ratings and tastes with expert tips and techniques
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  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 137.16 x 218.44 x 25.4mm | 521.63g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764550438
  • 9780764550430

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Seeing Red. Chapter 1: Respecting Your Elders: Old World Red Wines for $15 or Less. Chapter 2: New Kids on the Block: New World Red Wines for $15 or Less. Chapter 3: Getting Serious: Old World Red Wines Over $15. Chapter 4: Coming of Age: New World Red Wines Over $15. PART II: All Dressed in White. Chapter 5: Where It All Started: Old World White Wines for $15 or Less. Chapter 6: Young and Free: New World White Wines for $15 or Less. Chapter 7: The Best of Europe: Old World White Wines Over $15. Chapter 8: The Best of the Rest: New World White Wines Over $15. PART III: All Those Bubbles! Chapter 9: Champagne: Only from France. Chapter 10: Sparkling Wines from around the World. PART IV: Appendixes. Appendix A: Branching Out. Appendix B: What's for Dinner? Appendix C: Glossary of Wine-Tasting Terms. Index. Book Registration Information.
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About McCarthy

About the Authors Ed McCarthy is a certified wine educator, writer, consultant, and collector who has been active in the wine trade for over 20 years. He contributes to Wine Enthusiast magazine and is the coauthor of Wine For Dummies , Red Wine For Dummies , and White Wine For Dummies . Mary Ewing-Mulligan, MW is co-owner and director of the International Wine Center in New York. She is the only American woman Master of Wine, a title signifying the highest level of knowledge in the wine trade, and is one of only 14 Masters of Wine in the United States. She is the co-author of Wine For Dummies , Red Wine For Dummies , and White Wine For Dummies .
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