Following the success of the author's Wine: From Grape to Glass, this new book offers a treasury of invaluable information for the contemporary wine consumer who would like to know more about caring for wine and serving it properly. It answers such questions as, How do you store wine? What sorts of glasses allow you to enjoy it most? How long can you keep it? In addition to covering all the basics, this book provides numerous tips and tricks on such subjects as how to prevent the cork from breaking when opening a bottle; what the experts have to say about chilling and warming wines; how to hold a Champagne bottle to prevent spillage; how to store wine even if you live in a small apartment, and much more.
The wonderfully knowledgeable text is illustrated with more than 200 illustrations, including inspiring images specially commissioned for the book and step-by-step photos and drawings. Rounding out the information are a glossary of wine terms and a guide to Web sites. With so much to offer, this book enables both beginners and more knowledgeable wine lovers to fully appreciate the pleasures of wine.
Foreword: The Proper Treatment of Wine; The Loveliest Stimulant in the World; Opening the Wine Bottle Serving Wine; Wine and Its Aromas; Wine and Health; Wine and Its Accessories; Storing and Buying Wine; Wine and Food; Ten Most Persistent Myths About Wine; A Basic Wine Glossary; Sources and Index
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st August 2006
Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 19.7
Weight (kg): 0.7
Edition Number: 2