The Food Lover's Guide to Wine (Hardcover)

By Karen Page, Andrew Dornenburg

Little, Brown and Company, 9780316045131, 352pp.

Publication Date: November 3, 2011

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Description

A wine book unlike any other,The Food Lover's Guide to Wine offers a fresh perspective via the single aspect of wine most compelling to food lovers: flavor.

At the heart of this indispensable reference, formatted like the authors' two previous bestsellers The Flavor Bible and What to Drink with What You Eat, is an encyclopedic A-to-Z guide profiling hundreds of different wines by their essential characteristics-from body and intensity to distinguishing flavors, from suggested serving temperatures and ideal food pairings to recommended producers (including many iconic examples).

The book provides illuminating insights from dozens of America's best sommeliers via informative sidebars, charts and boxes, which complement the book's gorgeous four-color photography. Another groundbreaking work from two of the ultimate culinary insiders, this instant classic is the perfect gift book.


About the Author

Karen Page is a two-time James Beard Award-winning author whose books include The Flavor Bible, which was named one of the year's best cookbooks on both Today and Good Morning America, one of the 100 best cookbooks of the last twenty-five years by Cooking Light, and one of the ten best cookbooks in the world of the past century by Forbes. The former Washington Post wine columnist is also the author of What to Drink with What You Eat, which was named the IACP Cookbook of the Year and Georges Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year. She lives with her husband, author and photographer Andrew Dornenburg, in New York City.

Andrew Dornenburg studied with the legendary Madeleine Kamman at the School for American Chefs and has cooked professionally in top restaurants in New York City. Their website is www.becomingachef.com.


Praise For The Food Lover's Guide to Wine

"Their premise - that food lovers know flavor and
therefore have the chops to understand, discover, and choose great wines to go
with their meals - allows the authors to leave behind confusing wine
statistics, vintages, critical wine scores, and tongue-tying wine
classifications. Instead, they enliven their wine story-telling by going
straight to the country's foremost sommeliers for food and wine pairing
guidance."—Fine Cooking Magazine

"An essential addition to every wine lover's library"—Marguerite Thomas, WineReviewOnline.com

"There are plenty of food and wine pairing books on
the market, but when Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg
... chime in, we know
it's going to be an informational read."—Amanda Gold, San Francisco Chronicle



"Best
Wine Book Of The Year: THE
FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE TO WINE
. Not because Karen Page
and Andrew Dornenburg co-authored it, though that would be
reason enough. But because their latest book is good. Very good."



Jenn Garbee, LA Weekly

"May
be their best book yet." —Rozanne Gold, Huffington Post

ON WHAT TO DRINK WITH WHAT YOU EAT: "This husband-and-wife team has long had the knack of being on the cutting edge of America's fascination with the food world...In this new work on the magical pairing of food and wine, Dornenburg and Page again rely on a formidable array of insiders to inform and enliven their research." - Chicago Tribune

"The husband-and-wife team of Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page-he is a chef, she a journalist-has produced four books in the past six years, and these are the best places to experience the cult of the New American Chef." - New Yorker

"...Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page had me at 'hello' a long time ago. That was seven years ago when I read their first book, Becoming a Chef. They went on to enthrall me with Culinary Artistry and then Dining Out, books that have enriched the fount of culinary knowledge in North America..." - Vancouver Sun


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