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How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto
How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto
by Eric Asimov
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Eric Asimov, the acclaimed chief wine critic for the New York Times, has written a beautiful and thought-provoking combination memoir and manifesto, How to Love Wine. With charm, wit, and intelligence, Asimov tells how he went from writing beer reviews... (read more)

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The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of That
The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of That
by Richard Betts
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I love drinking wine but have always felt a little overwhelmed when choosing a bottle. Notes of pepper with a smoky finish? What does that even mean? After reading (and scratching) through Master Sommelier Richard Betts's approachable scratch-and-sniff... (read more)

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The Wine Bible
The Wine Bible
by Karen Macneil
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Plus Austria, New Zealand, South Africa, Portugal, and more.... (read more)

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Rich, Rare & Red, a Guide to Port
Rich, Rare & Red, a Guide to Port
by Ben Howkins
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Revised and updated third edition of the established standard book on Port. Long the Port guide for The International Wine and Food Socity and required reading for the Wine Education Trust diplomas. As the world demad and prices for Port continue to... (read more)

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How to Taste: A Guide to Enjoying Wine
How to Taste: A Guide to Enjoying Wine
by Jancis Robinson
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Hailed by Paul Levy in "The Wall Street Journal, " as "our cleverest, most thoughtful wine writer, " Jancis Robinson makes learning about wine almost as enjoyable as drinking it. With "How to Taste, " she's put together a unique wine-tasting course based... (read more)

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Judgment of Paris: California Vs. France and the Historic 1976 Paris Tasting That Revolutionized Wine
Judgment of Paris: California Vs. France and the Historic 1976 Paris Tasting That Revolutionized Wine
by George M. Taber and Robert G. Mondavi
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The Paris Tasting of 1976 will forever be remembered as the landmark event that transformed the wine industry. At this legendary contest — a blind tasting — a panel of top French wine experts shocked the industry by choosing unknown California... (read more)

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The Essentials of Wine with Food Pairing Techniques
The Essentials of Wine with Food Pairing Techniques
by John Laloganes
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Designed for a variety of audiences, this book combines a framework for understanding wine and making intelligent food pairing decisions.  By emphasizing the basics of wine and the basics of food pairing techniques, it offers content that is... (read more)

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Wine With Food
Wine With Food
by Joanna Simon
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What wine complements Thai food? How about sushi or chili? Can I serve red wine with chicken? A simple formula -- white with fish and chicken, red with meat -- once dictated all wine and food pairing, but times have changed. Rules like this don't fit the... (read more)

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The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It (P.S.)
The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It (P.S.)
by Tilar J. Mazzeo
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The Widow Clicquot is the New York Times bestselling business biography of the visionary young widow who built a champagne empire, became a legend in her tumultuous times, and showed the world how to live with style. Tilar J. Mazzeo brings to life the... (read more)

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Sake Pure + Simple
Sake Pure + Simple
by Griffith Frost
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Grif Frost's SakOne brewery has revolutionized how Americans drink sak-not hot but lightly chilled. Here he and sak expert John Gauntner provide useful and fun facts about brewing, history, tasting, connoisseurship, selection, and etiquette. This updated... (read more)

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The Billionaire's Vinegar: The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
The Billionaire's Vinegar: The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
by Benjamin Wallace
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“Part detective story, part wine history, this is one juicy tale, even for those with no interest in the fruit of the vine. . . . As delicious as a true vintage Lafite.” —BusinessWeek The Billionaire’s Vinegar tells the true story... (read more)

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Wine Lover's Companion
Wine Lover's Companion
by Ron Herbst
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The first edition of this popular wine reference was hailed by Jurgen Gothe of the Vancouver Sun as "the best new wine book in more than a decade." The New Wine Lover's Companion has been completely rewritten and updated to make it even better. No wine... (read more)

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Parkers Wine Buyers Guide 6TH Edition
Parkers Wine Buyers Guide 6TH Edition
by Robert M Parker
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Thoroughly revised and updated, this sixth edition of the Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide has been eagerly awaited by seasoned collectors and occasional drinkers alike. No one wants to waste his or her precious dollars on an unenjoyable bottle, and with... (read more)

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The Grail: A Year Ambling and Shambling through an Oregon Vineyard in Pursuit of the Best Pinot Noir Wine in the Whole Wild World
The Grail: A Year Ambling and Shambling through an Oregon Vineyard in Pursuit of the Best Pinot Noir Wine in the Whole Wild World
by Brian Doyle
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A self-described "wine doofus" spends a year in a small Oregon vineyard, chronicling the creative and chaotic labor as the winemakers chase after the perfect pinot noir.... (read more)

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Wine Politics: How Governments, Environmentalists, Mobsters, and Critics Influence the Wines We Drink
Wine Politics: How Governments, Environmentalists, Mobsters, and Critics Influence the Wines We Drink
by Tyler Colman
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"Kudos to Tyler Colman for this illuminating look at wine's fascinating backstory. This excellent overview of how important politics is to the taste of the wine in your glass is a new kind of wine book, essential for every wine lover's bookshelf."—... (read more)

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The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass
The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass
by Jamie Goode
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Praise for the First Edition “Lively and provocative.” Eric Asimov, New York Times “I learnt a humbling amount from Goodes book.” Jancis Robinson, Financial Times “Mr. Goode has written one of the most enlightening and... (read more)

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Oldman's Guide to Outsmarting Wine: 108 Ingenious Shortcuts to Navigate the World of Wine with Confidence and Style
Oldman's Guide to Outsmarting Wine: 108 Ingenious Shortcuts to Navigate the World of Wine with Confidence and Style
by Mark Oldman
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For the thousands of people who know nothing about wine and want to rectify that swiftly and painlessly, Mark Oldman?the ?Naked Chef? of wine?is here to help with the kind of information readers can use right now: ? Australian Shiraz is the most... (read more)

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Adventures on the Wine Route: A Wine Buyer's Tour of France
Adventures on the Wine Route: A Wine Buyer's Tour of France
by Kermit Lynch
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When Adventures on the Wine Route was first published, Victor Hazan said, “In Kermit Lynchs small, true, delightful book there is more understanding about what wine really is than in everything else I have read.” A quarter century later... (read more)

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The Home Winemaker's Companion: Secrets, Recipes, and Know-How for Making 115 Great-Tasting Wines
The Home Winemaker's Companion: Secrets, Recipes, and Know-How for Making 115 Great-Tasting Wines
by Gene Spaziani
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A comprehensive, start-to... (read more)

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Anything But Chardonnay: A Guide to the Other Grapes
Anything But Chardonnay: A Guide to the Other Grapes
by Laura Holmes Haddad
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Do you love wine but not know much about it? Do wine lists (and wine snobs) make you nervous? Is your default order at a bar or restaurant, “Gee, I guess Ill have a glass of Chardonnay”? Well then, its time you learn your ABC—“... (read more)

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