Secrets Of The Sommeliers: How To Think And Drink Like The World's Top Wine Professionals

October 19, 2010|
Secrets Of The Sommeliers: How To Think And Drink Like The World's Top Wine Professionals by Rajat Parr
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A fascinating exploration of the inside world of sommeliers, sharing their unique perspectives, extensive expertise, and best stories.

Rajat Parr’s profound knowledge of wines, deep relationships with producers, and renowned tasting abilities have made him a legend in the business. As wine director for the Mina Group, Parr presides over the lists at some of the country’s top restaurants. In Secrets of the Sommeliers, Parr and journalist Jordan Mackay present a fascinating portrait of the world’s top wine professionals and their trade. The authors interviewed the elite of the sommelier community, and their colleagues’ insights, recommendations, and entertaining stories are woven throughout, along with Parr’s own takes on his profession and favorite winemakers and wines. Along the way, the authors give an immersion course in tasting and serving wine; share strategies for securing hard-to-find bottles at a good price and identifying value sweetspots among the many regions; and teach readers how to make inspired food pairings.

Winner - 2011 James Beard Cookbook Award - Beverage Category
RAJAT PARR is the wine director of the 17-restaurant Mina Group, which includes properties in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, and Washington, DC. His program at the flagship restaurant in San Francisco holds a Wine Spectator Grand Award.JORDAN MACKAY is the wine-and-spirits editor of 7x7 magazine and the author of Passion for Pinot. He ...
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Title:Secrets Of The Sommeliers: How To Think And Drink Like The World's Top Wine ProfessionalsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 9.27 X 7.65 X 1 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 9.27 X 7.65 X 1 inPublished:19 octobre 2010Publisher:Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/RodaleLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:158008298X

ISBN - 13:9781580082983

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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