The Wine Bible

Author: Karen MacNeil
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761187158
Size: 20.42 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of The Wine Bible, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as “The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject” (Danny Meyer), “A guide that has all the answers” (Bobby Flay), “Astounding” (Thomas Keller), and “A magnificent masterpiece of wine writing” (Kevin Zraly). Like a lively course from an expert teacher, The Wine Bible grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos (all new for this edition), maps, labels, and recommended bottles. 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. New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed—and, because of the author’s unique voice, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, elegant, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin.” Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. A sheet of ice. A great crackling bolt of lightning.”

The Wine Bible

Author: Karen MacNeil
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761180838
Size: 13.48 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of The Wine Bible, the perennial bestseller with over 550,000 copies in print, and praised as“The most informative and entertaining book I've ever seen on the subject” (Danny Meyer),“A guide that has all the answers” (Bobby Flay), and, simply, “Astounding” (Thomas Keller). A lively course from an expert teacher, The Wine Bible grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos (all new for this edition), maps, labels, and recommended bottles. 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. New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed: How to taste with focus and build a wine-tasting memory. Understand the subtle interplay of variety, vineyard, and vintner. What makes a great wine great? How oak affects flavor. The reason behind Champagne's bubbles. And, because of the author's unique voice, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, elegant, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin.” Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. A sheet of ice. A great crackling bolt of lightning.” Since the original publication of The Wine Bible, Karen MacNeil's authority and insight have only grown, making her the perfect expert to teach anyone—novice to oenophile—something new, unexpected, and important about wine.

The Wine Bible

Author: Karen MacNeil
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1563054345
Size: 10.40 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Discusses the history of wine, grape varieties, winemaking techniques, and vintages.

The Beer Bible

Author: Jeff Alworth
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761184287
Size: 13.31 MB
Format: PDF
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Winner of a 2016 IACP Award The ultimate reader- and drinker-friendly guide to the world’s ales and beers, and the book that approaches the subject in the same way beer lovers do—by style, just like a welcoming pub menu. Divided into four major families—ales, lagers, wheat beers, and sour and wild ales—The Beer Bible covers everything a beer drinker wants to know about the hundreds of types of beers made, from bitters, sessions, and IPAs to weisses, wits, lambics, and more. Each style is a chapter unto itself, delving into origins, ingredients, description and characteristics, sub-styles, and tasting notes, and ending with a recommended list of the beers to know in each category. Infographic charts throughout make understanding the connection between styles and families immediately understandable. The book is written for passionate beginners, who will love its “if you like X, try Y” feature; for intermediate beer lovers eager to go deeper; and for true geeks, who will find new information on every page.

Windows On The World Complete Wine Course

Author: Kevin Zraly
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402767676
Size: 15.38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Looks at how and where wine is made and how this affects its quality and pricing, including information on how the professionals taste and rate wine and a country-by-country tour of the latest vintages.

Sales And Service For The Wine Professional

Author: Brian K. Julyan
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 1844807894
Size: 18.42 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In the new edition of Sales and Service for the Wine Professional Brian Julyan provides a comprehensible and in-depth coverage of the wine industry and continues to promote the highest standards of wine service and product knowledge. The text contains fully revised and up-to-date chapters to reflect the changing nature of the wine industry: an expanded chapter on viniculture and vinification, an updated and expanded chapter on the wines of the ‘New World’ and a new chapter on country-specific changes in legislation and licensing law. The new edition is a valuable resource for sommeliers, hospitality managers, food and beverage managers, trainers and students as it incorporates both practical and theoretical aspects of the wine professional.