The Wine Bible

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Workman Publishing, Oct 13, 2015 - Cooking - 1008 pages
No one can describe a wine like Karen MacNeil.
 
Comprehensive, entertaining, authoritative, and endlessly interesting, The Wine Bible is a lively course from an expert teacher, grounding the reader deeply in the fundamentals—vine-yards and varietals, climate and terroir, the nine attributes of a wine’s greatness—while layering on tips, informative asides, anecdotes, definitions, photographs, maps, labels, and recommended bottles. Discover how to taste with focus and build a wine-tasting memory. The reason behind Champagne’s bubbles. Italy, the place the ancient Greeks called the land of wine. An oak barrel’s effect on flavor. Sherry, the world’s most misunderstood and underappreciated wine. How to match wine with food—and mood.
Plus everything else you need to know to buy, store, serve, and enjoy the world’s most captivating beverage.
 
 

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Contents

Mastering Wine
3
France
137
Italy
323
Slovenia
423
Spain
429
Portugal
509
Germany
547
Austria
591
Canada
809
Australia
823
New Zealand
849
Chile
863
Argentina
879
South Africa
893
Asia
907
Wine Laws
923

Switzerland
619
Hungary
623
Republic of Georgia
641
Greece
645
The United States
665
Mexico
805
Glossaries
931
The Châteaux Ranked in the 1855 Classification of Bordeaux
965
The Docgs of Italy
967
Indexes
969
Photo Credits
995
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One of the foremost wine experts in the United States, Karen MacNeil is the only American to have won every major wine award given in the English Language. In a full-page profile on her, TIME Magazine called Karen, “America’s Missionary of the Vine.” Karen is the author of the award-winning book, THE WINE BIBLE, the single best-selling wine book in the United States, with more than one million copies sold. She is the creator and editor of WineSpeed, the top digital newsletter in wine in the United States. Known for her passion and unique style, she conducts seminars and presentations for corporate clients worldwide. The former wine correspondent for the Today Show on NBC, Karen was also the host of the PBS series Wine, Food and Friends with Karen MacNeil, for which she won an Emmy. And finally, Karen is the creator and Chairman Emeritus of the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies at the Culinary Institute of America, which has been called the “Harvard” of wine education. More information is available at www.karenmacneil.com.

 

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