Following the success of the author''s Wine: From Grape to
Glass, this new book offers a treasury of invaluable
information for the contemporary wine consumer who would like to
know more about caring for wine and serving it properly. It answers
such questions as, How do you store wine? What sorts of glasses
allow you to enjoy it most? How long can you keep it? In addition
to covering all the basics, this book provides numerous tips and
tricks on such subjects as how to prevent the cork from breaking
when opening a bottle; what the experts have to say about chilling
and warming wines; how to hold a Champagne bottle to prevent
spillage; how to store wine even if you live in a small apartment,
and much more.
The wonderfully knowledgeable text is illustrated with more than
200 illustrations, including inspiring images specially
commissioned for the book and step-by-step photos and drawings.
Rounding out the information are a glossary of wine terms and a
guide to Web sites. With so much to offer, this book enables both
beginners and more knowledgeable wine lovers to fully appreciate
the pleasures of wine.