The Fresh Guide to WineBook - 2007
A fresh, entertaining introduction to the hip world of wine Courtney Cochran's stylish and popular monthly wine-tasting events in San Francisco have put a fresh spin on wine for a whole new generation. Now in this entertaining and informative guide, Cochran offers wine basics to novice oenophiles everywhere who want to up their wine IQ. Hip Tastescovers all the basics-from vintages and varieties to shopping, serving, and storing wine-and offers unique, candid shortcuts to help readers navigate the world of wine quickly and with confidence, such as: * "Best under $10" lists from young winemakers and sommeliers * Handy food-pairing guides * Celebrity wine picks * Best crowd-pleasing party wines * Label-reading essentials * A phonetic breakdown of some of the more difficult to pronounce wine terms * Tips for not getting ripped off in restaurants, and much more! Fun to read with charming anecdotes throughout, Hip Tastesproves you don't need sommelier certification yourself to enjoy drinking, serving, and talking intelligently about great wine. It will turn the amateur into an expert in just a few sips.
Publisher: New York : Viking Studio, 2007.
Branch Call Number: 641.22 Cochran 11/2007
Characteristics: xii, 303 p. ;,ill. (some col.) ;,23 cm.