THE ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF JUDGMENT OF PARIS EXPLORES THE THRIVING BUSINESS OF BARGAIN WINES AND OFFERS HIS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE BEST VALUES. Is inexpensive wine any good? Award-winning author George M. Taber shows that it is, examining the paths to success of the worldas best-selling bargain brands. Taber helps readers learn to trust their taste and make informed decisions when confronting wine lists, and reveals how innovators are turning the old vin ordinaire into something extraordinaire. A Toast to Bargain Wines is an accessible mix of history, business, and reference, and includes a two-part guide to the worldas best buys: Georgeas ten favorite bargains of every varietal (plus two splurges in each category), then ten value brands from twelve regions around the world. Casual wine drinkers and connoisseurs alike will benefit from this insideras guide to finding and enjoying good wineaat a great price.But larger containers, especially nonglass ones, can dramatically bring down the cost of wine. In addition, environmentalists are now challenging the practice of shipping wine in heavy glass bottles thousands of miles around the world.
|Title||:||A Toast to Bargain Wines|
|Author||:||George M. Taber|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2011-11-15|