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Oz Clarke's Let Me Tell You about Wine: A Beginner's Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Wineby Oz Clarke
Synopses & Reviews
Oz Clarke, Britain's most popular wine writer, is totally in tune with what novice wine enthusiasts want to know, learn, and, most importantly, enjoy about the fruit of the vine.
His accessible and comprehensive beginner's guide is a wonderful treat for wine lovers eager to enhance their knowledge: Clarke lays out the rules of wine tasting, explains what creates a wine's signature taste, describes all the top grape varieties and their individual characteristics, and dispenses wisdom on how to make the perfect match of food and wine.
A section on spotting corked” and faulty wines also helps newcomers gain confidence in their choices.
After discussing the basics, Oz takes readers on a world tour of wine through the main winemaking regions of Europe, the United States, South America, and other key wine-producing countries.
"A beginner's guide to understanding and enjoying wine"--Cover.
All the wine information you needand#8212;right it in your pocket! The 23rd edition of Oz Clarke's classic Pocket Wine Book has more information, recommendations, facts, passion, and opinion than any other comparable guide. Meticulously updated and designed for optimum browsing, it includes a country-by-country index to over 4,000 top wine producers and 7,000 wines, maps, illustrations of labels and bottles, and more. Detailed vintage charts, with information on which of the world's top wines are ready for drinking in 2014, can be found on the inside front and back covers.
About the Author
Known for his phenomenal palate, accurate predictions, and enthusiasm, Oz Clarke is Britains best-known wine writer and the author of a collection of bestselling wine books. He has won all the top wine writing prizes, both in the UK and the US, including the Lanson Special Millennium Award for his outstanding contribution to wine communication and education and the prestigious International Wine and Spirit drinks Communicator of the Year Award.
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