From grape lover to grape aficionado. The possibilities of learning about and buying wine have expanded and so has The Complete Idiots GuideAr to Wine Basics with a new edition. Here, readers can get their hands on new information such as ordering hard-to-find wine online, discussing the newest and most popular labels and vintages, and understanding the biggest trend in wine today - environmentally conscious wines and winemaking. Readers will find: ?Essentials about the winemaking process, key terms, tips for tasting, and buying advice ?Organic, biodynamic and natural winemaking ?Winemaking in states other than California, Oregon, and Washington ?Regions gaining popularity, such as South Africa, Eastern Europe, and PortugalHow does fermentation happen? The short answer is this: a grape is a grape until yeast gets into it. Yeasts are single-celled fungi, essentially sugar junkies found on grape skins, in vineyards, in wineries, and in the air everywhere. When theyanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wine Basics, 2nd Edition|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2008-09-24|