Wine, Beer & Cocktails
Enhance your wine knowledge and enjoyment while sipping your way through Australian & New Zealand Wine For Dummies. In plain English, this book helps you appreciate the rich choice of wines produced in these two serious winemaking countries. Whether buying online, over the counter or across the cellar door, this friendly reference guide is your perfect companion. ... Read More
Beer has always been one of the world's most popular beverages; but recently, people have embraced the rich complexities of beer's many varieties. Now, with Beer For Dummies you can quickly and enjoyably educate your palatefrom recognizing the characteristics of ales, lagers, and other beer styles to understanding how to taste and evaluate beer.
The author, a beer connoisseur, shares his own expertise on ... Read More
Wine can be an intimidating topic, but doesn't have to beand this handy little guide gives you just what you need to buy and serve wine with confidence.
Buying & Serving Wine In A Day For Dummies covers everything from navigating wine shops, lists, and varietals to opening and serving wine properly. Plus, you'll get tips and advice for storing both unopened and leftover wine. ... Read More
Discover the nuances of California wines and increase your drinking pleasure
Want to be a California wine connoisseur? This friendly guide gives you the knowledge you need to appreciate these fine wines, showing you how to taste them, select a good bottle, pair wine with food, and much more. You'll see why certain wine regions are renowned and how to further enrich your wine-drinking experience. ... Read More
—Charlie Trotter, Acclaimed Chef and Award-Winning Author
“This book is an invitation to discover the bountiful wine regions, each different from one another, and is an homage to the beauty and uniqueness of the delicious wines they produced.”
—Georges Duboeuf, Les Vins Georges Duboeuf ... Read More
It's estimated that one million North Americans make their own wine. Relatively inexpensive to make (a homemade bottle costs from $2 to $4), a bottle with your own label (and grapes) is a fantasy even someone with modest aspirations can fulfill. Author Tim Patterson, an award-winning home winemaker, shows how it's possible for anyone to create a great wine. In ... Read More
This friendly, hands-on guide walks you through each step in the brewing process at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced ... Read More
Lidia Bastianich, host of PBS s Lidia s Italian Table
I have yet to encounter more knowledgeable guides to...Italian wine.
Piero Antinori, President, Antinori Wines
Bravo to Ed and Mary! This book shows their love for Italy, the Italian producers, and the great marriage of local foods with local wines. Here is a great book that presents the information without intimidation.
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Knowing the best wine to serve with food can be a real challenge, and can make or break a meal. Pairing Food and Wine For Dummies helps you understand the principles behind matching wine and food. From European to Asian, fine dining to burgers and barbeque, you'll learn strategies for knowing just what wine to choose with anything you're having for dinner. ... Read More
Wine enthusiasts and novices, raise your glasses! From one of the leading wine educators in print comes “Selecting a Wine for Dummies” for your iPhone and iPod touch! If you’re a connoisseur, “Selecting a Wine For Dummies” will get you up to speed on the latest in wines and show you how to take your hobby to the next level. If you’re new to the world of wine, it will clue you in on what you’ve been missing and show you how to get started. ... Read More
Ever wonder why the Irish spell it “whiskey” and the Scottish ... Read More
An all-inclusive, easy-to-use primer to all things wine
Want to learn about wine, but don't know where to start? Wine All-In-One For Dummies provides comprehensive information about the basics of wine in one easy-to-understand volume. Combining the bestselling Wine For Dummies with our regional and specific wine titles, this book gives you the guidance you need to understand, purchase, drink and enjoy wine. ... Read More
Wine For Dummies, the DVD companion to the acclaimed book with more the 500,000 copies in print, is an accessible, unpretentious "wine lover’s bible" that opens up the world of wine to anyone. Like the best selling book, the DVD version of Wine For Dummies is an entertaining and informative look at the increasingly popular world of wine.
The art of winemaking may be a time-honored tradition dating back thousands of years, but today, wine is trendier and hotter than ever. Now, wine experts and authors Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan have revised their popular Wine For Dummiesto deliver an updated, down-to-earth look at what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine.
Wine enthusiasts and novices, raise your glasses! The ... Read More
Wine enthusiasts and novices, raise your glasses! The #1 wine book is now available in a digital interactive format complete with instructional videos, audio clips, shared notes, embedded links, and interactive images. If you’re a connoisseur, this digital edition will get you up to speed on what’s in and help you take your hobby to the next level. If you're new to the world of wine, it will clue you in on what you've been missing and show you how ... Read More