144 pages, 8.5 × 8.5 × 0.7 in
November 3, 2000
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0151006423
ISBN - 13: 9780151006427
From the Publisher
Now available in paperback, Oz Clarke's Introducing Wine is a handy beginner's guide to the world of wine. Starting with descriptions of the full spectrum of wine flavors, Clarke then provides an excellent guide to tasting, serving, and storing wine; how to order wine in a restaurant; and even what all that jargon means. Finally, he wraps up with a wide-ranging exploration of the regions, grapes, styles, and wine producers, with completely updated lists of wines to try from each region. Perfect for the new oenophile or any reader looking to review wine basics, Clarke's concise, accessible, and entertaining reference is the most complete introductory book on wine available.
About the Author
Oz Clarke, one of the world's leading wine experts, is a featured advisor to winetoday.com, the New York Times wine Web site, and he has won all the major wine writing awards. He lives in West London. Margaret Rand is an award-winning wine writer and a former editor of Wine magazine, Wine & Spirit International and Whisky magazine. She contributes to a wide range of wine publications and Internet sites and has been general editor, then wine editor of Oz Clarke's Wine Buying Guide for the last 11 editions. Margaret has also worked as an editor on several other Oz Clarke titles.
From Our Editors
wine industry can be intimidating for newcomers. Many books about wine provide
readers with more in-depth knowledge than they will ever need. Now you can
learn exactly what you want to know with Oz Clarke’s Introducing Wine: A Complete
Guide for the Modern Wine Drinker. Readers will get helpful information
on tasting, serving and storing wine and about the varieties available. Clarke’s book will give you the
know-how to explore the wine industry.
PRAISE FOR OZ CLARKE'S INTRODUCING WINE
"Everything a beginner needs, from using a bottle opener to navigating a wine list."-The New York Times