Daniel Johnnes's Top 200 Wines: An Expert's Guide to Maximum Enjoyment for Your Dollar, 2004 Edition

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Penguin Books, 2003 - Cooking - 400 pages
You don't have to be a wine expert to get a good deal on a great bottle. Without stuffy, technical terms-and without talking down to the inexperienced wine buyer-Daniel Johnnes lays out all the basics that the consumer needs to know before making his or her next purchase. This edition, newly updated for 2004, includes:
* Daniel Johnnes's opinion of 200 wines, including more than 80 wines of recent vintage added since the first edition
* Explanations of grape varieties and the wine-making process
* How to start a wine cellar for only $750
* Helpful hints on everything from uncorking the bottle to complementary dishes
Most important, Johnnes makes the distinction between cheap wines and wines of good value-if a wine is truly great, it may be worth paying a little more than you expected.

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Sommelier to three New York restaurants, Johnnes offers contemporary advice on wines to try and buy. Following concise explanations of grape varieties and the making, tasting, and serving of wine, he ... Read full review


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About the author (2003)

Daniel Johnnes is the wine director of Montrachet and Tribeca Grill, and winner of the James Beard Award for Outstanding Wine Service. He is also a wine importer under his own label. Michael Stephenson was both packager of and contributor to The Essential Guide to Wine.

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