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Australian & New Zealand Wine For Dummies (174031008X) cover image
How to choose wines with confidence.

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

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Bartender's Bundle For Dummies Two eBook Bundle: Bartending For Dummies and Whiskey & Spirits For Dummies (1118596935) cover image

Two complete eBooks for one low price! Created and compiled by the publisher, this Bartender’s  bundle brings together two entertaining titles in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following two titles:

Bartending For Dummies, 4th Edition

This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. This  4th Edition also provides ... Read More

Beer For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118120302) cover image
The fun and friendly guide to all things beer

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 palate—from 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

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Buying and Serving Wine In A Day For Dummies (1118376889) cover image
Wine basics in a day? Easy.

Wine can be an intimidating topic, but doesn't have to be—and 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

California Wine For Dummies (0470376074) cover image

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

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Canadian Wine for Dummies (1894413180) cover image
How can the same grapes make two different wines? Can you tell what a wine tastes like by reading the label? By understanding wine, you can drink better wine. In grocery stores, liquor stores, and at the vineyard, the key to picking a tasty wine is knowing how the wine was made—not by looking at the price. Even the glass you drink wine out of can enhance the experience. With some basic guidance, being a wine connoisseur is as easy as knowing what ... Read More
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Champagne For Dummies (0764552163) cover image
Champagne may be the most misunderstood category of wine in the world. The major reason for all the confusion is the use of the term “Champagne” appearing on labels of sparkling wines that come from places other than the province of Champagne in northeastern France. But true champagne can only be born in an environment that combines the essential elements of chalky soil, a cool climate, and the Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier grape varieties ... Read More
French Wine For Dummies (0764553542) cover image
“Whether you are an avid collector or wine novice, this book offers an extensive resource in an accessible format.”
—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

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Home Winemaking For Dummies (047067895X) cover image
An informative, fun guide to making your own wine

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

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Homebrewing For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470230622) cover image
Want to become your own brewmeister? Homebrewing For Dummies, 2nd Edition, gives you easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for everything from making your first “kit” beer to brewing an entire batch from scratch. Before you know it, you’ll be boiling, bottling, storing, pouring, and kegging your own frothy, delicious suds.

This friendly, hands-on guide walks you through each step in the brewing process at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced ... Read More

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Italian Wine For Dummies (0764553550) cover image
A must-have book for anyone who is serious about Italian wines.
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.
Piero Selvaggio ... Read More

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Pairing Food and Wine For Dummies (1118399579) cover image
The easy way to learn to pair food with wine

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

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Selecting a Wine For Dummies App (WS100044) cover image

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

Whiskey and Spirits For Dummies (0470117699) cover image
Would you like to better appreciate fine distilled spirits? Whiskey & Spirits For Dummies is your complete guide to selecting and enjoying this family of noble beverages, flavor by flavor. From whiskey, rum, and brandy to vodka, gin, and cordials, this handy reference traces the history of distilled spirits, explains how they are made, and shows you how to evaluate, serve, and savor them.

Ever wonder why the Irish spell it “whiskey” and the Scottish ... Read More

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Wine All-in-One For Dummies (0470476265) cover image

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

US $29.99 Add To Cart
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Wine For Dummies (DUM30) cover image

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.

Wine For Dummies, 5th Edition (1118288726) cover image
The #1 wine book—now updated!

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

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Wine For Dummies, Inkling Edition (WS100069) cover image

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