Wine

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DK Publ., 2003 - Cooking - 72 pages
5 Reviews
Handy guides that use pictures to give readers the information they need, 101 Essential Tips feature comprehensive coverage, beautiful full-color images, and straightforward, practical information on a wide variety of subjects. Every point can be absorbed quickly and easily with 101 authoritative tips that will make anyone an expert in an instant.

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Review: 101 Essential Tips: Wine (101 Essential Tips)

User Review  - Christopher Obert - Goodreads

A quick to read, little book with lots of information, very handy for finding quick facts. I read it cover to cover a few times just to let the essential tips sink in. Read full review

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This is a wonderfully put-together, classy wine primer and a good value. It's wonderfully put together. I purchased 10 of them for Xmas presents. ... Read full review

Contents

PAGES 811
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PAGES 2035
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Alsace
26
North America 57 California
30
Spain Portugal
32
South Africa
33
Australia
34
11 New Zealand
35
Flavors of wine
52
Balance weight body
53
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54
Bottle shapes colors
55
Reading a wine label
56
The back label 77 Varietals blends
57
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Influence of the winemaker 81 What to ask when you buy wine 82 Investing in wine
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PAGES 3641
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Making white wine
37
Making red wine
38
Rose wines 47 The tradition of the barrel
39
Modern technology 49 Bottling wine
40
Corks 51 The use of additives 52 Organic wines
41
PAGES 4243
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Champagne bottle names
43
PAGES 4447
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Styles of Sherry
45
What is Port? 59 Major styles of Port
46
Madeira 61 Liqueur Muscats Tokays 62 Aromatized wines
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3 Where to store your wine 14 The correct angle to store 55 The correct storage temperature 16 How long to keep wine 7 Storing wine in a refrigerat...
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Withdrawing the cork
63
Tasting dos donts 64 What does the color show?
64
Viscosity
65
Looking at white wines
66
Looking at red wines
67
Using your sense of smell
68
Tasting
69
Italy
70
Acknowledgments
72
Copyright

About the author (2003)

Tom Stevenson has been writing about wine for 25 years and is the author of 20 books and the winner of 26 literary awards including, on three occasions, Wine Writer of the Year. In April 1999 he received the coveted Wine Literary Award, America's lifetime achievement award for wine writing. Only nine other authors have received this award prior to Tom Stevenson. The first edition of his Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia, published in 1988, won a record five awards, and The New Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia, published in 1997 by Dorling Kindersley, won the Prix du Champagne Lanson Gold Label Award. These editions have sold more than 400,000 copies in 12 languages.

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