Drinking great wine isn't hard, but finding a great wine is much easier when you understand the fundamentals. Using artistic info-graphics and flowcharts, this resource offers information ranging from tips on which glasses to use, and easy-to-grasp flavour wheels for each wine type, to simple tasting and food-pairing notes.
This is a friendly, non-intimidating but substantial introductory wine book from the creator of the award-winning podcast Wine for Normal People that explores the basics of wine, including tasting, regions, wine-making, etiquette, and buying.
Where do wine grapes come from and how are they related to each other? What is the historical background of each grape variety? Where are they grown? Using DNA analysis and detailing almost 1,400 distinct grape varieties, as well as myriad correct synonyms, this book includes revelatory grape family trees, and a rich variety of illustrations.
From celebrated novelist Jay McInerney, whose extensive writing on wine has been called 'crisp, stylish and very funny' (New York Times Book Review), comes an delectable collection of great writing about wine
A fresh take on the world of wine, showing you what you need to know and exploding wine myths. Can't smell honeysuckle or taste tobacco? So what. This book focuses on you, helping you to discover which wines you like and why.
'A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.' Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin This miscellany, packed with interesting anecdotes, fascinating history and a glut of information on the world of wine, is perfect for any wine fan, from the sommelier to the casual drinker.