Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know by Melissa MonosoffStuff Every Wine Snob Should Know by Melissa Monosoff

Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know

byMelissa Monosoff

Hardcover | February 6, 2018

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Full of tips, trivia, and useful how-tos, this pocket-sized handbook is the perfect gift for wine lovers.

Wine is one of the world’s oldest beverages, and there’s never been a better time to fill a glass with the fruit of the vine. Whether you prefer robust reds, crisp whites, or subtle rosés, you’ll find lots to drink in on the pages of this pocket-sized guide, packed with information, how-tos, and trivia for wine enthusiasts of every variety. Seasoned sommeliers and budding oenologists alike will learn all things wine, including:

  • How Wine Is Made
  • How to Pour a Glass of Wine
  • How to Pair Wine with Food
  • The Truth About Sulfites
  • How to Bring the Perfect Wine for Any Occasion
  • And more!
Melissa Monosoff is a sommelier, restaurant consultant, and wine and spirits educator. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, she served wine for years in some of Philadelphia’s top restaurants before relocating to Texas, where she now lives and works.
Title:Stuff Every Wine Snob Should KnowFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 6.05 × 3.75 × 0.63 inPublished:February 6, 2018Publisher:Quirk BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1683690192

ISBN - 13:9781683690191


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INTRODUCTION WINE BASICS Highlights from Wine History Terms Every Wine Snob Should Know The Life Cycle of a Grapevine How the Vineyard Affects the Wine From Grape to Glass: How Wine Is Made Know Your Grapes: White Know Your Grapes: Red Wine and Grape Varieties Cheat Sheet Dry vs. Sweet Wines Why You Should Love Wine Blends How Wine Is Aged Vintage 101 How Champagne (and Other Bubbly) Gets Its Sparkle Why Does Wine Get So Expensive? Special Labels: Kosher, Organic, and Biodynamic Wine The Truth about Sulfites DRINK UP How to Read a Wine Label How to Open a Wine BottleGlassware 101 How to Pour a Proper Glass of Wine The Perfect Serving Temperature for Any Style How to Taste Wine Like a Pro How to Age and Cellar Wine How to Navigate a Restaurant Wine List How to Pair Wine with Food 6 Classic Wine Cocktails LIVING YOUR WINE SNOB LIFE How to Host a Wine Tasting Party How to Bring the Perfect Wine for Any Occasion 9 Handy Wine Tools Stains, Souring, and Split Corks: Wine Troubleshooting The Truth about Reviews and Ratings How to Become a Sommelier Wines of the World 10 World-Class Wine Travel Destinations 10 Wines Sommeliers Love ACKNOWLEDGMENTS