The Book of Wine (Hardcover)

An Introduction to Choosing, Serving, and Drinking the Best Wines

By Jackson Meyer

Adams Media, 9781440584572, 224pp.

Publication Date: December 5, 2014

List Price: 15.99*
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A full-bodied exploration of wine!

The lush, earthy taste of Malbec. The rich, spicy scent of Shiraz. The crisp, refreshing bubbles in Prosecco. What's the secret to pouring the perfect glass of wine? The Book of Wine opens the door to the delightfully complex world of wine. Each page encourages you to expand your knowledge as you explore different varieties and further develop your palate. From food pairings to serving techniques, this guide covers all of the essentials, including how to:
  • Choose wines for any occasion
  • Identify the nuances of varieties by taste, smell, and region
  • Order and serve wine like an expert
  • Create a personalized wine cellar
Complete with information on up-and-coming winery regions, The Book of Wine will turn you into a true wine connoisseur--one robust sip at a time.

About the Author

Jackson Meyer has worked for wineries in Northern California and as a restaurant sommelier. He currently lives outside Chicago.