Red Wine: Discovering, Exploring, Enjoying

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Ryland Peters & Small, 2001 - Antiques & Collectibles - 61 pages
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Whether you are choosing a wine to accompany cheese or to add zest to tapas, Red Wine gives you the knowledge to select the right bottle with real confidence. Inspirational young wine writer Jonathan Ray explores the great wine varieties -- Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Syrah/Shiraz -- while also examining the other commonly used varieties, including Barbera, Gamay, Zinfandel, and Sangiovese. For each variety he describes its flavor and characteristics and how it is used by wine-makers throughout the world. Fortified red wines, including Madeira and Port, are also expertly sampled.

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Contents

Contents
Bottle shapes and sizes 8
Grape varieties
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About the author (2001)

JONATHAN RAY is wine editor of the Daily Telegraphand a frequent contributor to the Spectator, the Guardian, and Imbibe. His books include "All About Wine"(Ryland Peters & Small).

Alan Williams is a landscape and architectural photographer who has photographed a number of wine books, including Wine Tastes Wine Styles for Ryland Peters & Small and The Wine Atlas of Italy and The Wine Atlas of California. His photographs appear regularly in Wine and Decanter magazines.

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