9780470476260

Wine All-in-One For Dummies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470476260

  • ISBN10:

    0470476265

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-08-31
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

Wine All-in-One For Dummies takes content from established For Dummies wine books, including Wine For Dummies, 4th Edition, California Wine For Dummies, French Wine For Dummies, Italian Wine For Dummies, Red Wine For Dummies, White Wine For Dummies, Australian Wine For Dummies, Canadian Wine For Dummies, and Champagne For Dummies, as well as other relevant For Dummies books.Coverage includes information on: How wine is made "Green" wine practices Grape varieties and vineyards Reading labels and wine lists Tasting wine Buying and collecting wine Serving wine Storing wine Pairing food with wine Champagne, sherry and port

Author Biography

Ed McCarthy, CWE, is a wine columnist for WineReviewOnline.com and for Beverage Media. Mary Ewing-Mulligan, MW, is President of the International Wine Center in New York. Maryann Egan is the wine writer for donna hay magazine, a leading food magazine in Australia, and is a regular contributor to the Australian Gourmet Traveller magazine.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Understanding Wine
From Vine to Bottle: The Hows and Wines
Getting Familiar with Wine Tastes and Names
Buying Wine
Getting the Cork Out (And All That Comes After): Serving Wine
For Slurps and Gurgles: Tasting and Describing Wine
Pairing Food and Wine
Ordering Wine When You're Dining Out
The Urge to Own: Collecting Wine
France: A Wine Superstar
French Wine Today
Exploring Bordeaux's Range
Burgundy, Queen of France
Beaujolais, the Fun Red
Robust Rhône Reds and Unique Whites
Champagne: The World's Greatest Sparkling Wine
Other Wine Regions of France
Italy: Small but Mighty
The Big Picture of Italian Wine
Perusing Piedmont's Wines
Finding Sparkling Wines and More in North-Central Italy
Northeastern Italy: Where Whites Rule
Tuscany: Checking Out Chianti and Other Tuscan Reds
Getting Acquainted with Central Italy's Wines
Southern Italy: "The Land of Wine"
Sicily and Sardinia: Focusing on Quality
California and Elsewhere in North America
Introducing California Wines
California's Major Wine Regions: An Overview
Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Sparkling Wines
California's Standout Red Wines
Major Wine Regions in the Rest of North America
Australia and New Zealand: Powerhouses of the Southern Hemisphere
Australian and New Zealand Wines: A Success Story
New South Wales: Home to Established Wineries and Upstarts
Taking In the Diverse Range of Wines from Victoria and Tasmania
The Wine Regions of South and South West Australia
New Zealand's Islands and Their Wines
And More Wine Regions!
Intriguing Wines from Old Spain
Portugal: Port Wine and Beyond
Finding Little-Known Treasures in Greece
A Sampling of Wines from Germany, Austria, and Hungary
From South America to South Africa: Rounding Out the Top Wine Nations
Index
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