Wine Uncorked is a practical introduction to the enjoyable art of tasting and drinking wine. With the aid of a unique, specially created flavor wheel, it helps you explore and identify the exciting and subtle flavors of wines and choose those you will like best, so that you can select wine with confidence to complement any mood or occasion. Covers all practical aspects of enjoying wine: tasting wine, matching wine with food, buying, storing, serving and how to determine if wine is faulty; includes practical tastings of wines from the six most important grape varieties; explains how grapes are grown, the crucial role of grape varieties and how they are transformed into wine; and includes a tour of the world’s major wine areas.
About the Author
Fiona Beckett is a prolific writer who contributes to a number of newspapers and food and drink magazines, such as Food Illustrated and Bon Appetit. She often appears on television and radio and frequently visits wine regions throughout the world.
- Hardcover: 144 pages
- Publisher: Willow Creek Press (April 1, 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1572232013
- ISBN-13: 978-1572232013
- Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.8 x 0.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds