Fear of Wine: An Introductory Guide to the Grape

By: Brenner, Leslie

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In this friendly introductory guide, food and wine writer Leslie Brenner tells how to:
Pour and taste wine
Develop a taste memory
Order from a wine list
Select a wine at the store
Match food with wine
In addition, helpful sidebars illuminate such subjects as:
How--and why--to swirl without sloshing
Disarming a snotty waiter
Ten great wines to bring to a dinner party
Going beyond California Chardonnay
Starting your own cellar for under $100
Along the way, Lettie Teague's funny and informative cartoons enhance the text and make great devices for remembering the most important facts. Before long,
your old standby, Chateau Screwtop, will be a distant memory. Accessible and concise, "Fear of Wine" will appeal to anyone who wants to know a little bit about a subject that can bring great pleasure.
At last, a guide that is as fun to read as wine is to drink

Title: Fear of Wine: An Introductory Guide to the Grape

Author Name: Brenner, Leslie

Illustrator: Teague, Lettie

Categories: Beverages,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1995

ISBN Number: 0553374648

ISBN Number 13: 9780553374643

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Size: 8vo -- 9 in. tall

Seller ID: 503004326

Description: Lightly read, no markings, spine uncreased, lightly thumbed. Excellent, readable guide to wine appreciation. Contents include how to pour and taste wine, develop a taste memory, order from a wine list, select a wine at the store, match food with wine and starting a wine cellar for less than $100. Numerous cartoons with helpful tips. Index. List of additional resources. From the library of the late Jeff Farance, Daytona Beach News-Journal wine columnist.

Keywords: Culinary. Wine. Wine Tasting. Gourmet.