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Publisher Comments:

This new edition of Matt Kramer's classic guide to wine features a new preface and an all-new chapter that covers changes and advances in winemaking since first publication in 1989. The superbly written text explains everything an oenophile needs to know, including the creation and naming of wines, wine cellars, presentation and glassware, pairing wine with food, and much more. Kramer explores connoisseurship through the practical devices of "thinking wine" and "drinking wine," making for a most enjoyable and engrossing journey through one of life's most dependable pleasures.

Review:

"While much wine writing verges on pedantry, columnist Kramer brings a disciplined reporter's ear to his job, along with wit and intelligence to spare." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Kramer remains as pleasurable to read as ever." Sacramento Bee

Review:

"Topics such as wine storage, service, and matching wine with food are dealt with in a no-nonsense fashion. Perhaps more interesting is the opening discussion of connoisseurship and the social dimension of wine." Library Journal

Synopsis:

This new edition of Matt Kramer's classic guide to wine features a new preface and an all-new chapter that covers changes and advances in winemaking since first publication in 1989. The superbly writt

Synopsis:

Discusses the properties of wine, offers insight to wine tasting and selection and explores various myths surrounding wine.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (215-219) and index.

About the Author

Matt Kramer has been a full-time food critic and wine writer since 1976. He has been a regular contributor to Wine Spectator since 1985, and is the wine critic and food columnist for the Portland Oregonian.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762415793
Publisher:
Running Press
Location:
Philadelphia
Author:
Kramer
Author:
Kramer, Matt
Subject:
Wine and wine making
Subject:
Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Subject:
General Cooking
Edition Number:
Rev. & updated ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
196
Publication Date:
20030806
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in 14.50 oz

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Making Sense of Wine
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Product details 240 pages Running Press - English 9780762415793 Reviews:
"Review" by , "While much wine writing verges on pedantry, columnist Kramer brings a disciplined reporter's ear to his job, along with wit and intelligence to spare."
"Review" by , "Kramer remains as pleasurable to read as ever."
"Review" by , "Topics such as wine storage, service, and matching wine with food are dealt with in a no-nonsense fashion. Perhaps more interesting is the opening discussion of connoisseurship and the social dimension of wine."
"Synopsis" by ,
This new edition of Matt Kramer's classic guide to wine features a new preface and an all-new chapter that covers changes and advances in winemaking since first publication in 1989. The superbly writt
"Synopsis" by , Discusses the properties of wine, offers insight to wine tasting and selection and explores various myths surrounding wine.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (215-219) and index.
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