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Uncorked

UncorkedThe Novice's Guide to Wine

An easy, informative introduction to the world of wineIf you love wine and are interested to learn more about it, Uncorked is the perfect tool to gain a straightforward understanding of the essentials of wine, allowing you to enjoy wine and be at ease in any setting. This entertaining guide is... more

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  • ISBN 9781630264772
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category Cooking

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Overview

An easy, informative introduction to the world of wine

If you love wine and are interested to learn more about it, Uncorked is the perfect tool to gain a straightforward understanding of the essentials of wine, allowing you to enjoy wine and be at ease in any setting. This entertaining guide is presented in an easy-to-understand format, covering topics on everything from the winemaking process, wine vocabulary, and red wine versus white wine, to tasting and selecting wines for any occasion. With a helpful glossary and brief topic-by-topic chapters, this accessible, snobbery-free guide is the perfect companion for purchasing wines and navigating your way skillfully at parties, dinners, wine tastings, wine shops, and more.
 
Learn how to:
  • Understand the origins of wine and the process of making it
  • Know and speak the language of wine with terms like tannins, oaks, residual sugar, dry, medium- and full-bodied, and more
  • Properly taste and drink wines  
  • Choose wines to complement foods
  • Save money by making choices that suit your palate

Paul T. Kreider was born in 1945 and raised in Berkeley, California as one of six children. Being on the curl of the ballyhooed baby boomer wave, he was sought out as prime meat by the Berkeley Draft...more