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Complete Wine Selector: How to Choose the Right Wine Every Time

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Too many wine amateurs think they canand#39;t sound knowledgeable without cramming their brains full of details about vintages, chandacirc;teaux, and appellations. No more! In this engaging, lively book, Katherine Cole presents a fresh, engaging perspective on mastering wine without having to memorize an encyclopediaand#39;s worth of facts. She offers: a fun approach to finding wines similar to those you already like, mnemonic devices to help you memorize key facts, a user-friendly directory organized by wine style, a series of role-playing vignettes to empower you when you find yourself confronted by a sommelier, and tips on trying new wines without feeling foolish. By the time youand#39;re done, poring through a restaurant wine list will be enjoyableandmdash;not intimidating!

Synopsis:

Wine amateurs think they canand#39;t sound savvy without memorizing an encyclopedia of facts about vintages, chandacirc;teaux, and appellations. But Katherine Cole offers a fresh, new perspective on mastering wine, using the simplest study toolsandmdash;like mnemonic devices, visual and aural associations, a dictionary organized by wine style, and role-playing vignettes to empower you when confronted by that intimidating sommelier!

Synopsis:

Whether youandrsquo;re in a restaurant or a store, deciding on a bottle of wine doesnandrsquo;t have to feel intimidating. Wine expert Katherine Cole has developed simple strategies for navigating the wine world. Her fun, friendly guide offers a comprehensive Choose Your Own Wine tool that enables you to find the perfect bottle, mnemonic devices to help you remember details about growing regions, a series of empowering role-playing vignettes, insider tips on up-and-coming hot spots, and a translation chapter that breaks down the wall between cork dork and beginning enthusiast. With Coleandrsquo;s expert tips, choosing wines can be easy!

About the Author

Katherine Cole is the author of Complete Wine Selector (Firefly), and her first book, Voodoo Vintners: Oregonandrsquo;s Astonishing Biodynamic Winemakers (University of Chicago Press), was a Louis Roederer Award finalist. The longtime wine columnist at the Oregonian, she has written for Wine Spectator, the World of Fine Wine, and other publications and created Oregon Wine, the app. She lives in Portland, OR.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781770852259
Author:
Cole, Katherine
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Culinary Reference
Subject:
Wine & Spirits
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.8 x 5.5 in

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Wine amateurs think they canand#39;t sound savvy without memorizing an encyclopedia of facts about vintages, chandacirc;teaux, and appellations. But Katherine Cole offers a fresh, new perspective on mastering wine, using the simplest study toolsandmdash;like mnemonic devices, visual and aural associations, a dictionary organized by wine style, and role-playing vignettes to empower you when confronted by that intimidating sommelier!
"Synopsis" by ,
Whether youandrsquo;re in a restaurant or a store, deciding on a bottle of wine doesnandrsquo;t have to feel intimidating. Wine expert Katherine Cole has developed simple strategies for navigating the wine world. Her fun, friendly guide offers a comprehensive Choose Your Own Wine tool that enables you to find the perfect bottle, mnemonic devices to help you remember details about growing regions, a series of empowering role-playing vignettes, insider tips on up-and-coming hot spots, and a translation chapter that breaks down the wall between cork dork and beginning enthusiast. With Coleandrsquo;s expert tips, choosing wines can be easy!
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