Wine All-in-One For Dummies
Book I: Understanding Wine.
Chapter 1: From Vine to Bottle: The Hows and Wines.
Chapter 2: Getting Familiar with Wine Tastes and Names.
Chapter 3: Buying Wine.
Chapter 4: Getting the Cork Out (And All That Comes After): Serving Wine.
Chapter 5: For Slurps and Gurgles: Tasting and Describing Wine.
Chapter 6: Pairing Food and Wine.
Chapter 7: Ordering Wine When You’re Dining Out.
Chapter 8: The Urge to Own: Collecting Wine.
Book II: France: A Wine Superstar.
Chapter 1: French Wine Today.
Chapter 2: Exploring Bordeaux’s Range.
Chapter 3: Burgundy, Queen of France.
Chapter 4: Beaujolais, the Fun Red.
Chapter 5: Robust Rhône Reds and Unique Whites.
Chapter 6: Champagne: The World’s Greatest Sparkling Wine.
Chapter 7: Other Wine Regions of France.
Book III: Italy: Small but Mighty.
Chapter 1: The Big Picture of Italian Wine.
Chapter 2: Perusing Piedmont’s Wines.
Chapter 3: Finding Sparkling Wines and More in North-Central Italy.
Chapter 4: Northeastern Italy: Where Whites Rule.
Chapter 5: Tuscany: Checking Out Chianti and Other Tuscan Reds.
Chapter 6: Getting Acquainted with Central Italy’s Wines.
Chapter 7: Southern Italy: “The Land of Wine”.
Chapter 8: Sicily and Sardinia: Focusing on Quality.
Book IV: California and Elsewhere in North America.
Chapter 1: Introducing California Wines.
Chapter 2: California’s Major Wine Regions: An Overview.
Chapter 3: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Sparkling Wines.
Chapter 4: California’s Standout Red Wines.
Chapter 5: Major Wine Regions in the Rest of North America.
Book V: Australia and New Zealand: Powerhouses of the Southern Hemisphere.
Chapter 1: Australian and New Zealand Wines: A Success Story.
Chapter 2: New South Wales: Home to Established Wineries and Upstarts.
Chapter 3: Taking In the Diverse Range of Wines from Victoria and Tasmania.
Chapter 4: The Wine Regions of South and South West Australia.
Chapter 5: New Zealand’s Islands and Their Wines.
Book VI: And More Wine Regions!
Chapter 1: Intriguing Wines from Old Spain.
Chapter 2: Portugal: Port Wine and Beyond.
Chapter 3: Finding Little-Known Treasures in Greece.
Chapter 4: A Sampling of Wines from Germany, Austria, and Hungary.
Chapter 5: From South America to South Africa: Rounding Out the Top Wine Nations.