Essential Winetasting

Author: Michael Schuster
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1784721344
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The first edition of Essential Winetasting won numerous prizes for Best Wine Book of the Year immediately after it was published. This new edition has 20% more pages, the whole volume (in particular the central section on Grapes and Their Wines and The Tastings) has been substantially rewritten and updated, and there are numerous new illustrations. The maps have been completely revised and they all have up-to-date statistics for the 2014 vintage. The nine practical Tastings have been redesigned, each now with an initial advice panel on preparatory reading from the book, plus a subsequent quiz panel as a reinforcement. The See Also boxes remain, on almost every spread, as a cross reference system for the whole volume, a uniquely powerful learning tool. At the more advanced tasting level there is a completely new and detailed Quality Calibration Tasting on perceiving and recognizing quality, and a comprehensive section on Blind Tasting in all its forms. Additional new material covers Organic, Biodynamic and Natural Wines; Alcohol; Wine Gadgets; and Wine at Home and On the Table. Above all the book offers a particularly clear and precise means of teaching yourself how to taste and how to get more out of your wine, whatever your level.

Essential Winetasting

Author: Michael Schuster
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 1784721344
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The first edition of Essential Winetasting won numerous prizes for Best Wine Book of the Year immediately after it was published. This new edition has 20% more pages, the whole volume (in particular the central section on Grapes and Their Wines and The Tastings) has been substantially rewritten and updated, and there are numerous new illustrations. The maps have been completely revised and they all have up-to-date statistics for the 2014 vintage. The nine practical Tastings have been redesigned, each now with an initial advice panel on preparatory reading from the book, plus a subsequent quiz panel as a reinforcement. The See Also boxes remain, on almost every spread, as a cross reference system for the whole volume, a uniquely powerful learning tool. At the more advanced tasting level there is a completely new and detailed Quality Calibration Tasting on perceiving and recognizing quality, and a comprehensive section on Blind Tasting in all its forms. Additional new material covers Organic, Biodynamic and Natural Wines; Alcohol; Wine Gadgets; and Wine at Home and On the Table. Above all the book offers a particularly clear and precise means of teaching yourself how to taste and how to get more out of your wine, whatever your level.

Essential Winetasting

Author: Michael Schuster
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781845330200
Format: PDF, Docs
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One of the most respected lecturers on wine tells you everything you need to know in a comprehensive, structured course. Although accessible to beginners, this new paperback edition also has enough depth to appeal to more experienced tasters and explores in detail how to taste and assess the quality of a wine. The big feature: nine practical tastings that guide the reader through tasting and comparing wines in every major style. Winner of The Wine Book of the Year Gold Label Award (Le Prix due Champagne Lanson); the Glenfiddich Award for Best Drink Book; and the Best Drink Book of the Year by the coveted Andre Simon Memorial Fund Awards.

How to Taste

Author: Jancis Robinson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743216777
Format: PDF, Docs
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Offers a guide to vintages, grape varieties, and wine appreciation.

Wine Tasting

Author: Ronald S. Jackson
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080921099
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Wine Tasting: A Professional Handbook is an essential guide for any professional or serious connoisseur seeking to understand both the theory and practice of wine tasting. From techniques for assessing wine properties and quality, including physiological, psychological, and physicochemical sensory evaluation, to the latest information on types of wine, the author guides the reader to a clear and applicable understanding of the wine tasting process. Including illustrative data and testing technique descriptions, Wine Tasting is for professional tasters, those who train tasters and those involved in designing wine tastings as well as the connoisseur seeking to maximize their perception and appreciation of wine. Revised and updated coverage, notably the physiology and neurology taste and odor perception Expanded coverage of the statistical aspect of wine tasting (specific examples to show the process), qualitative wine tasting (examples for winery staff tasting their own wines; more examples for consumer groups and restaurants), tripling of the material on wine styles and types, wine language, the origins of wine quality, and food and wine combination Flow chart of wine tasting steps Flow chart of wine production procedures Practical details on wine storage and problems during and following bottle opening Examples of tasting sheets Details of errors to be avoided Procedures for training and testing sensory skill

Discovering Wine

Author: Joanna Simon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743253369
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest information on recent vintages and new wine trends, this beginner's guide to the world of wine provides a close-up look at wines from around the world, as well as tips on tasting, serviving, storing different types of wines, and matching wine with food. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Wine A Tasting Course

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Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465425357
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Giving readers the confidence to discover, buy, and drink wines that they'll enjoy, Wine: A Tasting Course helps you explore and develop your palate in your own time and at your own pace. Offering a visual tour of wine styles, explaining the big-picture concepts, and encouraging readers to recognize the connections between wines, author Marnie Old, a renowned American sommelier, challenges all the stuffy orthodoxies about wine, and teaches that best way to learn is through tasting. Providing a fresh take on the world of wine, showing you what you need to know, and debunking wine-snob myths, Wine: A Tasting Course is the ultimate visual wine course for wine lovers seeking no-nonsense, practical information.

A Short History of Wine

Author: Rod Phillips
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780060937379
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Variously regarded as a sacred, religious drink, an inebriant, and even the work of the Devil, throughout the ages wine has generated passions that verge on mania. In A Short History of Wine, Rod Phillips tells the story of wine in the Western world with all its grandeurs and miseries. Packed with fascinating stories, unexpected insights, and the myriad tricks of the trade, A Short History of Wine is an essential book for anyone who treats this most venerated drink with the zeal it deserves.

Wine Tasting Book for Beginners

Author: Rebecca Thomas
Publisher: Booktango
ISBN: 1468916262
Format: PDF, Docs
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Are you a fan of wine? Often find yourself scouring alcohol stores for new flavors to experiment with? Do you value wine for more than its intoxicating effect? In that case, this is the book for you. You will learn how to properly host wine tasting parties, social events dominated by the consumption of wine not for intoxication, but for the knowledge of the different processes preceding the final product and how each of those individual processes ?as well as circumstances ?contribute to the flavor of the wine. Not only will you learn how to identify properties of wine based only on sight, but you'll learn to truly appreciate the beverage for what it is, not what it does.

Wines of Lebanon

Author: Michael Karam
Publisher: Al Saqi
ISBN: 9780863565984
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Currently making an impact on the international market, Lebanese wines are the products of a rich tradition dating back 5,000 years. The Wines of Lebanon explores the history and culture of winemaking, as well as its exceptional flavors and varieties. The region's modern wines, wineries and local heroes are profiled, complemented by a survey of bottle, label and equipment design. A thorough wine listing includes vineyard information, tasting notes, harvest reports and full contact details. Both a wine guide and a cultural history, extensively illustrated, and with commentary provided by a number of producers, laborers, experts and viticulturists, this is a valuable reference for connoisseurs, travellers and casual readers alike.