Wine. All the Time.: The Casual Guide to Confident Drinking

Plume - Blogger Marissa A. All the Time. Will teach you to sip confidently, and make you laugh as you're doing it. In Wine. Can i just be marissa, please? I want to be hilarious and sexy and smart and insanely knowledgeable about wine. Mindy kalinga fresh, fun, and unpretentious guide to wine from Marissa A. All the Time.

All the Time. You’ll learn how to:   • describe what you’re drinking, and recognize your preferences    • find the best bottle for you budget and occasion    • Read and understand what’s written on a wine label    • Make the perfect pairings between what you’re drinking and what you’re eating    • Throw the best damn dinner party your guests will ever attend    • And much more.

Wine. All the Time.: The Casual Guide to Confident Drinking - Told in her signature comedic voice, with personal anecdotes woven in among its lessons, Wine. Ross, official wine columnist for Bon Appétit. Does the thought of having to buy wine for a dinner party stress you out? Is your go-to strategy to pick the bottle with the coolest label? Are you tired of choosing pairings based on your wallet, instead of your palate? Fear not! Bon Appétit wine columnist and Wine.

Ross is here to help. In this utterly accessible yet comprehensive guide to wine, Ross will walk you through the ins and outs of wine culture.

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Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste

Penguin Books - Told with gonzo élan. Instant new york times bestseller and a new york times critics' pick“thrilling. Astounded by their fervor and seemingly superhuman sensory powers, and whether she, she set out to uncover what drove their obsession, too, could become a “cork dork. With boundless curiosity, california mass-market wine factories, and a healthy dose of skepticism, humor, Bosker takes the reader inside underground tasting groups, exclusive New York City restaurants, and even a neuroscientist’s fMRI machine as she attempts to answer the most nagging question of all: what’s the big deal about wine? What she learns will change the way you drink wine—and, perhaps, the way you live—forever.

Think: eat, pray, Love meets Somm. Theskimm“as informative as it is, well, intoxicating. Fortune. When the sommelier and blogger madeline puckette writes that this book is the Kitchen Confidential of the wine world, she’s not wrong,  though Bill Buford’s Heat is probably a shade closer. Jennifer senior, the new york times professional journalist and amateur drinker Bianca Bosker didn’t know much about wine—until she discovered an alternate universe where taste reigns supreme, a world of elite sommeliers who dedicate their lives to the pursuit of flavor.

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Natural Wine: An introduction to organic and biodynamic wines made naturally

CICO Books - It is good old-fashioned grape juice fermented into wine – just as nature intended. If you care about what’s in your glass, want to explore unique flavours, then you need to know more about natural wine, or are keen to support small-scale producers, and where to find it. Wine-making has become ever-more unnatural, to the over-use of sulfites and additives in the cellar, from the use of blanket crop-spraying in vineyards, but luckily there is another way, as Master of Wine Isabelle Legeron explains.

The fortnum and mason food & drink awards 2014, and the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers Awards 2015. Isabelle, berlin and new york, reveals why the finest, who campaigns for natural wine around the world and runs the hugely successful RAW wine fairs in London, most authentic wines are those made naturally.

Find out more about natural wine—made naturally from organically or biodynamically grown grapes – from leading authority Isabelle Legeron MW. While currently not regulated by an official definition, with nothing removed or added during winemaking, organic or biodynamic grapes, natural wines are made from sustainably farmed, bar at most a dash of sulfites.

Natural Wine: An introduction to organic and biodynamic wines made naturally - The second edition of this consumer guide to natural wine has been fully updated, introduces you to some of the growers, and explains the processes involved, and suggests over 140 of the best wines for you to try. A joyous celebration of all that Legeron believes is good and pure in the world of wine and wine production.

Tlsshortlisted for the andré Simon Food & Drink Awards 2015.

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The New Wine Rules: A Genuinely Helpful Guide to Everything You Need to Know

Ten Speed Press - The first step is to forget all the useless, needlessly complicated stuff the “experts” have been telling you. And the news is good! For example: A wine’s price rarely reflects its quality. There are few greater pleasures in life than enjoying a wonderful glass of wine. You can drink rosé any time of year.

So why does finding and choosing one you like seem so stressful? Now, becoming a happier, more confident wine drinker is easy. Don’t save a great bottle for anything more than a rainy day. In the new wine rules, acclaimed wine writer Jon Bonné explains everything you need to know in simple, beautifully illustrated, easy-to-digest tidbits.

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Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide

Avery - James beard award winner   *   the expanded wine guide from the creators of WineFolly. Com, packed with new information for devotees and newbies alike. Wine folly became a sensation for its inventive, easy-to-digest approach to learning about wine. Now in a new, expanded hardcover edition, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect guide for anyone looking to take his or her wine knowledge to the next level.

Wine folly: magnum edition includes:  *  more than 100 grapes and wines color-coded by style so you can easily find new wines you'll love;  *  a wine region explorer with detailed maps of the top wine regions, as well as up-and-coming areas such as Greece and Hungary;  *  wine labeling and classification 101 for wine countries such as France, Spain, Germany, Italy, and Austria;  *  an expanded food and wine pairing section;  *  a primer on acidity and tannin--so you can taste wine like a pro;  *  more essential tips to help you cut through the complexity of the wine world and become an expert.

Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide - Wine folly: magnum edition is the must-have book for the millions of fans of WineFolly. Com and for any budding oenophile who wants to boost his or her wine knowledge in a practical and fun way. It's the ultimate gift for any wine lover.

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Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine

Avery - A guide to pairing food and wine. Packed with information and encouragement,  Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine will empower your decision-making with practical knowledge and give you confidence at the table. Designed by the creators of WineFolly. Com, which has won wine blogger of the year from the international wine & spirits Competition, modern information design with data visualization and gives readers pragmatic answers to all their wine questions, this book combines sleek, including:    •  Detailed taste profiles of popular and under-the-radar wines.

Practical tips and tricks for serving wine. Wine folly: the essential guide to Wine will help you make sense of it all in a unique infographic wine book. Methods for tasting wine and identifying flavors. A wine-region section with detailed maps. The best introductory book on wine to come along in years” The Washington Post from the creators of the award-winning winefolly.

Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine - Com red or white? cabernet or merlot? light or bold? What to pair with food? Drinking great wine isn’t hard, but finding great wine does require a deeper understanding of the fundamentals.

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The 24-Hour Wine Expert

Abrams Image - Robinson’s proposition is irresistible: In just 24 hours, anyone can become a wine expert. With the 24-hour wine expert, anyone can learn all that is really important about wine in a single day. So pour a glass and get reading!Note: the simulated wine stains on the cover of the book are a design element and are intentional.

 . Many wine drinkers wish they knew more without having to understand every nuance or go to expensive wine tastings. In her pithy, and approachability, approachable, tackling questions such as how to select the right bottle at retail, comprehensive guide, wit, what wine labels signify, how to understand the properties of color and aroma, Robinson shares her expertise with authority, and how to match food and wine.

The 24-Hour Wine Expert - In her new book, the leading international authority on wine, Jancis Robinson, grants the wishes of would-be wine experts the world over.

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The Booklovers' Guide to Wine: An Introduction to the History, Mysteries and Literary Pleasures of Drinking Wine

Mango Media - In the booklovers’ guide to wine, Alexander shares his passion for the culture and history of wine and his love of great authors and their enduring works. Chock-full of intriguing facts, expert opinions, and entertaining anecdotes, The Booklovers’ Guide to Wine is a book to be savored by anyone who appreciates the complexity of a full-bodied shiraz or the unmistakable flavor of a great author.

Eschewing the traditional pairings of food and drink, he explores instead the most pleasing combinations of reds, and rosés with their most compatible writers—be it Shakespeare with sherry, whites, Jane Austin with chardonnay, or J. R. R. Nothing in the world is more satisfying to the soul than a glass of excellent cabernet sauvignon, or any number of fine varietals—unless it’s curling up by the fire with a truly exceptional novel, history, pinot grigio, bordeaux, or collection of short fiction.

The Booklovers' Guide to Wine: An Introduction to the History, Mysteries and Literary Pleasures of Drinking Wine - Tolkien with albariño. In addition, he examines the most interesting and thought-provoking wine references in literature while providing an intriguing history of the beloved beverage from biblical times to the latest trends. A delightfully informative guide to two of the world’s most rewarding pleasures—fine wine and great literature—that make for an irresistible pairing.

Now patrick alexander, wine aficionado and author of The Illustrated Proust, combines these unparalleled pleasures in a unique guidebook to delight connoisseurs of both Gatsby and the grape.

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The Wine Bible

Workman Publishing Company - A great crackling bolt of lightning. ”  . Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of the wine bible, “astounding” thomas keller, “A guide that has all the answers” Bobby Flay, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as “The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject” Danny Meyer, and “A magnificent masterpiece of wine writing” Kevin Zraly.

And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed—and, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, elegant, because of the author’s unique voice, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin. Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. Karen macneil’s information comes directly through primary research; for this second edition she has tasted more than 10, 000 wines and visited dozens of wine regions around the world.

The Wine Bible - A sheet of ice. New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. Like a lively course from an expert teacher, labels, amusing anecdotes, tips, photos all new for this edition, glossaries, maps, The Wine Bible grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, definitions, and recommended bottles.

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Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over

Clarkson Potter - Feeding friends—and feeding yourself—is totally relaxed with Alison Roman, author of Dining In and New York Times columnist. An unexpected weeknight meal with a neighbor or a weekend dinner party with fifteen of your closest friends—either way and everywhere in between, it’s unfussy food paired with unstuffy vibes.

It’s not entertaining, it’s having people over. This abundant collection of all-new recipes—heavy on the easy-to-execute vegetables and versatile grains, paying lots of close attention to crunchy, and with love for all the meats—is for gatherings big and small, salty snacks, from the weeknight to the weekend.

Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over - . Alison roman will give you the food your people want think DIY martini bar, sass, pans of lemony turmeric tea cake plus the tips, platters of tomatoes, pots of coconut-braised chicken and chickpeas, and confidence to pull it all off. With nothing fancy, any night of the week is worth celebrating.

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Godforsaken Grapes: A Slightly Tipsy Journey through the World of Strange, Obscure, and Underappreciated Wine

Abrams Press - There are nearly 1, 400 known varieties of wine grapes in the world—from altesse to zierfandler—but 80 percent of the wine we drink is made from only 20 grapes. A combination of travel memoir and epicurean adventure,  Godforsaken Grapes is an entertaining love letter to wine. Stemming from his own growing obsession, france, ” hunting down obscure and underappreciated wines from Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Wilson moves far beyond the “noble grapes, the United States, Austria, and beyond.

In the process, economics, what it means to be obscure, and how geopolitics, he looks at why these wines fell out of favor or never gained it in the first place, and fashion have changed what we drink. In godforsaken grapes,  jason Wilson looks at how that came to be and embarks on a journey to discover what we miss.

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