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McCarthy, Ed

California Wine For Dummies

McCarthy, Ed - California Wine For Dummies, ebook

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Discover the nuances of California wines and increase your drinking pleasure

Want 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 more. 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 climate

  • Open the bottle — become fluent in the Big Six: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel

  • Go beyond the basics — appreciate Pinot Grigio, Viognier, Syrah, sparkling wines, and more

  • Round out your wine experience — pair and share wines, learn about the proper glassware and serving temperatures, and prepare for a winery visit

Open the book and find:

  • An overview of California wine today
  • Wine recommendations for all budgets

  • Explanations of wine label language

  • A map of wine regions

  • Tips for aging and collecting California wines

  • Winery tasting etiquette

  • The ins and outs of recent vintages

  • Top wine country travel destinations

Keywords: California wine, guide to wine, Sonoma, Napa Valley, Monterey, wine pairing, Golden State, wine grapes, drinking wine, purchasing wine, winery, California wine regions

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
288 pages
Category
Food, Drink, Domestic Science
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780470506547
Printed ISBN
9780470376072

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