Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - Cooking - 276 pages
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"One of the best start-from-scratch wine books ever written."--Frank Prial, The New York Times.

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Celebrating 20 years of wine mastery...

The world's finest wine book gets a complete redesign for its 20th birthday. Thirty-two pages of brand new material, enhanced color, and even more cartoons grace this Anniversary Edition, which will thrill wine lovers once again as they get a taste of Kevin Zraly's unequaled advice. One thing hasn't changed, however: Zraly's inimitable, irreverent style. He answers every question about wine; offers the most up-to-date recommendations; provides advice on buying wine in stores and on the Internet; takes you on a country-by-country, region-by-region ratings tour of the latest vintages; and starts you on your way to becoming a wine connoisseur. Abundant full-color labels and maps complete the enticing picture. More current, more informative, more concise and precise than ever, this remains the wine guide against which all others are judged.

"A visually exciting, intelligently structured reference."--Bon Appetit

"Are you intimidated by wine stewards? Read Kevin Zraly's new edition of Windows on the World Complete Wine Course and order with aplomb"--Playboy

"The liveliest short course on wine ever wrapped between two covers"--Boston Globe

"Brims with enthusiasm... breezy, down-to-earth...Reads like an interesting conversation."--Chicago Tribune

"As entertaining as it is informative. A masterful job of simplifying a complex subject and making it fun in the process."--New York Daily News

"The top introductory book available."--Booklist
  

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Review: Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: 2007 Edition

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Really good content covering all aspects of wine appreciation and education. After reading it I realized I've picked up a few tidbits over the years. It's a bit like a travel book though, since it's seven years old it felt a bit dated when talking specific wines. But most of the info is solid. Read full review

Review: Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: 2007 Edition

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

This was one of the first wine courses I was introduced to after starting my career in F& B management. Each of the editions provided new and insightful information Read full review

Contents

THE WHITE WINES OF GERMANY
77
THE RED WINES OF BURGUNDY
89
WINES OF THE WORLD ITALY SPAIN
135
CHAMPAGNE SHERRY AND PORT
159
From the Winery to the Consumer
181
Wine Service and Wine Storage in Restaurants and at Home
213
Looking Back with Gratitude
251
INDEX
263
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About the author (2005)

Zraly is the founder and teacher of the immensely popular Windows on the World Wine School. He has studied winemaking techniques in California and all the great wine regions of Europe. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Culinary Institute ame

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