The Food Lover's Guide to Wine

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Little, Brown, Nov 3, 2011 - Cooking - 352 pages
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A wine book unlike any other, THE FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE TO WINE offers a fresh perspective via the single aspect of wine most compelling to food lovers: flavor.

At the heart of this indispensable reference, formatted like the authors' two previous bestsellers The Flavor Bible and What to Drink with What You Eat, is an encyclopedic A-to-Z guide profiling hundreds of different wines by their essential characteristics-from body and intensity to distinguishing flavors, from suggested serving temperatures and ideal food pairings to recommended producers (including many iconic examples). The book provides illuminating insights from dozens of America's best sommeliers via informative sidebars, charts and boxes, which complement the book's gorgeous four-color photography. Another groundbreaking work from two of the ultimate culinary insiders, this instant classic is the perfect gift book.

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Review: The Food Lover's Guide to Wine

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Love, love, love this book! So much great information. As a total beginner when it came to wine, this book taught me so much. Almost a year since I first read it and I still refer back to it all the time when picking out wines. Read full review

Review: The Food Lover's Guide to Wine

User Review  - Goodreads

Love, love, love this book! So much great information. As a total beginner when it came to wine, this book taught me so much. Almost a year since I first read it and I still refer back to it all the time when picking out wines. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg are the authors of the James Beard Award-winning The Flavor Bible, as well as What to Drink with What You Eat, winner of the 2007 IACP "Cookbook of the Year" Award, the Georges Duboeuf "Wine Book of the Year Award," and the Gourmand World Cookbook Award. Their previous books Becoming a Chef, Dining Out, and The New American Chef have all been winners of or finalists for James Beard and/or IACP book awards. Paired personally as well as professionally, the couple lives in New York City.

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