Wine A Tasting Course

Wine A Tasting Course : Every Class in a Glass

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Demystify wine with the ultimate visual course for wine lovers.

Can't smell honeysuckle in that glass of sauvignon blanc, or wondering which end of a bottle of chianti is the 'nose' - with this immersive guide to all things wine you'll soon become an expert. Discover which wines you like and why, read about the journey from grape to glass, and build on your understanding with vibrant infographics in this fresh take on the world of wine.

Easy to understand and jargon-free, this no-nonsense book will help you to appreciate talking, tasting, and enjoying wine in everyday life. Explore red wines and white, and those all-important food and wine pairings, then get to grips with grape varieties and regions. Drink alongside your discoveries with fun wine tasting tests that cover wines from all over the world and learn key wine facts in "Did you know" boxes.

Wine: A Tasting Course is perfect for anyone looking for a practical guide to wine tasting that focuses on enjoying and understanding wine for yourself, rather than for others.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 203 x 238 x 27mm | 1,170g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • w. numerous col. figs.
  • 1409338681
  • 9781409338680
  • 67,381

About Marnie Old

Sommelier Marnie Old is a breath of fresh air in the wine world, known for her engaging and intuitive explanations of complex wine topics. She writes a humorous wine column for the Philadelphia Daily News and is a featured speaker at the annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. Formerly the director of wine studies for Manhattan's esteemed French Culinary Institute, Marnie also served as the founding education chairperson for the American Sommelier Association. Her first book, also published by DK was the popular He Said Beer, She Said Wine, an entertaining debate on food pairing co-authored with beer legend Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. Marnie has also written the popular Wine Secrets and the award-winning Wine Simplified, an interactive crash-course ebook.
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