By Karen MacNeil. Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of The Wine Bible, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as. allowed The Wine Bible to be built. ABOVE ALL WAS Elizabeth Caravati, my assistant for the years during which I wrote the second edition. Elizabeth was there. The Wine Bible has ratings and 99 reviews. THE MOST COMPLETE WINE BOOK EVER. A must for anyone who loves wine, whether they are a pro or an.
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The lip-smackingly good wines of Australia. She had me at pinot grigio smelling like the inside of a dog’s ear.
Aside from the aforementioned introductory chapters, this book should mostly serve as macnekl reference, reminding one of the important aspects of a given wine or region in order to apply context to whatever one is currently drinking. Robert Mondavi, founder and chairman emeritus of the Robert Mondavi Family of Wines “The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject.
I can spout about wine but a lot of my knowledge is not personal, it’s from this book, written so personably that people often think the haughty wine trivia I spout is personal. Lists with This Book. That is how it took TEN years to write! The romance and intrigue of Burgundy of sauvignon blanc and the surprising elegance of Spain’s top Riojas. Some wines are like people Explore the Home Gift Guide.
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I recommend this book bibpe anyone who is looking for either an introduction to the world of wine that will also be useful later on down the road, or a definitive one stop reference for answering the majority of questions about wine that are likely to arise in the life of an average human being. The precise and food-friendly wines of Germany. Showing of reviews. Plus, matching wine with food – and mood.
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I also recommend it to my regular customers who want to increase their wine knowledge because of the approachable style of the content. A good kareh for those wanting a reference and introduction. Very informative I have earned a great deal and continue to learn as I read it. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. MacNeil does a good job of focusing on the history and abiding traditions of winemaking in various places, and not too much on the particular fads or idiosyncratic successes of the present.
She traveled extensively, seemed to have enjoyed herself, while tasting some of the best wines in the world.
Aside from the aforementioned introductory chapters, this book should mostly karren as a reference, reminding one of the important aspects of a given wine or region in order to apply context to what Karen MacNeil is a very good writer, and this is a very good book. It could mxcneil especially helpful in akren some European wine labels. Good enough to take a two pound book with me to the Basque Country of Spain! As an ardent winelover for the past fifty years, I fully appreciate the dedication and passion that went into writing it.
Aug 12, Joey Craer rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Each section gives detailed descriptions of the country’s wines with chapters on individual regions when necessaryhighlighting specific wine producers and individual wines, as well as talking about local foods, customs, and other tidbits that add to the reading experience.
A list of important grapes from each country would have been useful as well. Workman PublishingJan 1, – Cooking – pages. Jan 24, Rhesa rated it it was amazing Shelves: The first few chapters convey general information about wine, while the rest focus on specific regions. Account Options Sign in.
Though it drinks deep of its subject, Karen MacNeil’s Wine Bible deftly avoids two traps many wine books fall into: Share your thoughts with other customers. Paperbackpages. Feb 24, Sanford Chee rated it liked it.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. It definitely taught me most of what I know about wine and it was written wonderfully.
I think I am officially a wine nerd now. Ravishing, elegant, and rich, Petrus in Ingrid Bergman in red satin, page They were usually college-age and many of them had no experience with wine at home. The romance and intrigue of Burgundy of sauvignon blanc and the surprising elegance of Spain’s top Riojas. The rest of the wine world, however, is developing fast and scant attention is paid to regions argentina, chile, oregon, new york, etc.
At times it reads almost like a travel guide as it gible like a reference work on wine. Dec 16, Lynn added it Recommends it macnei, Finally, ten years and 4, pages of manuscript later, we got our wish Northern Rhone Cote Rotie, HermitageSouthern Rhone Chateauneuf du Pape aka castle of the Pope when the Pope resided in the walled city of Avignon during the 14th Century – famous for its blended wine 14 permitted e.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Oct 15, Alex Hughes rated it it was amazing. There was no book that did the job, so I looked at what I considered to be the core bits of knowledge and experience that went into a person’s becoming wine savvy.
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Ravishing, elegant, and rich, Petrus in Ingrid Bergman in red satin, page wins Feb 03, Salsabrarian added it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mar 01, Russell Lay rated it it was amazing. It reminds us of other things that matter, too: But if you want the knowledge of the wine world to be as alive as the wine itself Left Bank Cabernet Sauvignon e.