Wine For Dummies

By: Ed McCarthy,Mary Ewing-Mulligan

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Book Condition:: Used - Very Good


Very little cover wear, binding firm, text appears pristine.


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The #1 wine book--now updated

The art of winemaking may be a time-honored tradition dating back thousands of years, but today, wine is trendier and hotter than ever. Now, wine experts and authors Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan have revised their popular Wine For Dummies to deliver an updated, down-to-earth look at what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine.

Wine enthusiasts and novices, raise your glasses The #1 wine book has been updated If you're a connoisseur, Wine For Dummies will get you up to speed on what's in and help you take your hobby to the next level. If you're new to the world of wine, it will clue you in on what you've been missing and show you how to get started. It begins with the basic types of wine, how wines are made, and more. Then it gets down to specifics, like navigating restaurant wine lists, deciphering wine labels, dislodging stubborn corks, and so much more.

  • Includes updated information on wine regions throughout the world, including the changes that have taken place in Chile, Argentina, parts of Eastern Europe, the Mt. Etna region in Sicily, among other wine regions in Italy and California's Sonoma Coast
  • Covers what's happening in the "Old World" of wine, including France, Italy, and Spain, and gets you up-to-speed on what's hot (and what's not) in the "New World" of Wine, including the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand
  • Features updated vintage charts and price guidelines
  • Covers wine bloggers and the use of smartphone apps

Wine For Dummies is not just a great resource and reference, it's a good read. It's full-bodied, yet light...rich, yet crisp...robust, yet refreshing....

Title:: Wine For Dummies

Author:: Ed McCarthy,Mary Ewing-Mulligan

Categories: Cookbooks,

Edition:: 5

Publisher: For Dummies: September 2012

ISBN Number:: 1118288726

ISBN Number: 13: 9781118288726

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: Used - Very Good

Seller ID:: 170717