This breezy-to-read but super-informative guidebook is a stylish primer for any newcomer to the endlessly fascinating world of wine. Master Sommelier Melanie Wagner's down-to-earth tone and comprehensive knowledge make learning about wine fun and approachable. Twelve chapters explore every aspect of wineafrom how it is made to how to drink itaand provide helpful descriptions of grape varietals and recommendations that can be taken to the wine store. Featured alongside these many encouraging lessons and suggestions are 60 whimsical and informative color illustrations. With insights ranging from what makes a wine exceptional, palate-building, and enjoying wine with others, this is the perfect self-purchase or gift for anyone who wants a great wine resource.Approximately one of every twelve wine bottles encapsulated with natural cork will be corked. Ifyou suspect your wine is corked, save the bottle and return it to the shop where you bought it. At a res- taurant, politely send it back and orderaanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Chronicle Books - 2013-10-29|