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Written by an award-winning expert who appears on numerous popular
television shows, this guide offers a fresh approach for new
enthusiasts who want to know more about buying, serving, and
enjoying fine wine. Snappy and straightforward language accompanies
50 color photographs that make it easy to learn the basics, from
the characteristics of major grape varieties to reading labels.
There are also tips on avoiding expensive mistakes at the wine
shop, proper wine storage, and what to expect at a wine tasting.
Winemaking techniques and fascinating historical background are
provided for red and white wines, champagnes and other sparklers,
ports and fortified wines. Pairing wine with food is made simple
with easy-to-read charts that show at a glance which wines will
work-and won''t-with various soups and starters, main courses, and