Hugh Johnson's How to Enjoy Your Wine

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Simon and Schuster, 1999 - Cooking - 120 pages
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From the world-renowned premier wine connoisseur comes this newly revised and updated edition of "Hugh Johnson's How to Enjoy Your Wine." With the wit and panache that have made him the world's favorite wine writer, Hugh Johnson offers peerless advice on how to choose the right wine for the right meal -- every time. In this classic in the field -- perfect for novices and oenophiles alike -- you will learn the finer points of

* Opening bottles with grace
* Storing bottles conveniently
* Decanting and serving
* Judging wine for flavor and quality
* And much more!

Illustrated with dozens of brand-new color photos, "Hugh Johnson's How to Enjoy Your Wine" is as bubbly as a delicious champagne, yet as full-bodied as the finest burgundy.

  

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Contents

The art of enjoyment
6
Storing the wine
19
Decanting and serving
34
The styles of wine
50
Wine with meals
69
Tactics in the restaurant
88
Index
117
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About the author (1999)

Hugh Johnson began his prodigious and distinguished career as a wine connoisseur with membership in the Wine and Foood Society at Cambridge University. He succeeded the legendary André Simon as editor of Wine & Food and served concurrently as general secretary of the International Wine and Food Society. Johnson has established himself as the preeminent authority on wine with such titles as The World Atlas of Wine, Vintage: The Story of Wine, The Modern Encyclopedia of Wine, and his bestselling annual Pocket Encyclopedia of Wine.

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