[Download] ➽ California Wine For Dummies (For Dummies (Cooking)) Author Ed McCarthy – Valtrex-4.us

California Wine For Dummies (For Dummies (Cooking))Discover The Nuances Of California Wines And Increase Your Drinking PleasureWant To Be A California Wine Connoisseur This Friendly Guide Gives You The Knowledge You Need To Appreciate These Fine Wines, Showing You How To Taste Them, Select A Good Bottle, Pair Wine With Food, And Much You Ll See Why Certain Wine Regions Are Renowned And How To Further Enrich Your Wine Drinking Experience.California Wine 101 Understand The Range Of California Wines, What Makes Them Unique, And What A Varietal Wine Is Review The Regions Explore The Major Wine Regions Of California And What Makes Each One Special, From The Soil To The ClimateOpen The Bottle Become Fluent In The Big Six Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, And ZinfandelGo Beyond The Basics Appreciate Pinot Grigio, Viognier, Syrah, Sparkling Wines, And Round Out Your Wine Experience Pair And Share Wines, Learn About The Proper Glassware And Serving Temperatures, And Prepare For A Winery VisitOpen The Book And Find An Overview Of California Wine Today Wine Recommendations For All BudgetsExplanations Of Wine Label LanguageA Map Of Wine RegionsTips For Aging And Collecting California WinesWinery Tasting EtiquetteThe Ins And Outs Of Recent VintagesTop Wine Country Travel Destinations

[Download] ➽ California Wine For Dummies (For Dummies (Cooking)) Author Ed McCarthy – Valtrex-4.us
  • Paperback
  • 269 pages
  • California Wine For Dummies (For Dummies (Cooking))
  • Ed McCarthy
  • English
  • 12 July 2018
  • 9780470376072

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  1. says:

    Before reading this book, I had no idea that California produced so much of the wine enjoyed in the US I also had no idea of the amount of wine they produced overall The statistics mentioned at the beginning of the book were enlightening I found out that almost 70 percent of the wine consumed in the US is from California This book really opened my eyes to the amount and quality of wines from California.The book contained many helpful features The cheat sheet located in the front of the book was loaded with good information One section that I found most helpful was the pronunciation guide I was unfamiliar with some of the wines so this section should help me avoid embarrasing pronunciation errors when trying a new wine Another great feature was the inclusion of websites for locating availability and prices of wines The definitions of regulated terms and explanations of unregulated terms and other information found on wine labels helps one to understand the language of wine labels After decoding the wine label, the authors include a short history of wine making in California Descriptions were given of the major wine regions in California They even include information about visiting California wineries, such as information on winery tours and local accomodations and restaurants Descriptions of varietals and listings of the author s recommended wines to try is another helpful feature.McCarthy and Ewing Mulligan e...


  2. says:

    Boy, did I need this book There is no place that I feel stupid than standing in the wine aisle trying to pick out a bottle of wine I ve even been wine tasting in the Napa Valley, but that was with a bunch of friends and I was interested in partying than paying attention to all that talk about varietals and blends and notes.This book has all the nuts and bolts you need to build a good base of knowledge about California wine It methodically takes you through each of the Big Six Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel Included in each section is a primer on what that variety usually tastes like, where the grapes are usually grown for that type, and advice on what to expect in a good tasting bottle Handy lists at the end of each section give recommended brands for various price ranges Later sections cover less well known wine varieties, sparkling wines, and dessert wines.There is also advice about planning a wine tasting vacation, g...


  3. says:

    A few years outdated, but still an excellent primer for the glorious world of California wine Useful tips on Wine Country Travel and just enough history to put California wine in context with the world s other great wine growing regions.


  4. says:

    This weekend, I went to the wine store, armed with a list of vineyards and grapes to try, based on recommendations in this book I am no wine dummy now

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