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📒Kevin Zraly Windows On The World Wine Tasting Notebook ✍ Kevin Zraly
✏Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Wine Tasting Notebook Book Summary : To supplement the 30th anniversary edition of the "Windows on the World Complete Wine Course" comes this handy notebook. A comprehensive introduction covers wine basics, tasting, and buying; tips and vintage best bets; and answers to frequently asked questions, while the journal portion contains user-friendly tasting sheets with helpful prompts for recording your tasting notes on new and favorite wines.
📒Kevin Zraly S Windows On The World Wine Journal ✍ Kevin Zraly
✏Kevin Zraly s Windows on the World Wine Journal Book Summary : To help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the latest edition of Kevin Zraly’s classic book, we have created this tasty supplement: a wine journal of the same excellent vintage. Elegantly produced, this deluxe edition will debut this October along with the Complete Wine Course. A 64-page introductory section includes lots of information--including details on wine basics, tasting, and buying; How to Understand our Sense of Taste and Smell; What to Look for in a Wi≠ How to Indentify the Major Grape Varieties; and Vintage Best Bets from the Top Wine Regions in the World. The actual journal contains a fill-in area for jotting down tasting notes and for saving your favorite wine labels. It’s a gift any wine lover would savor!
📒Windows On The World Complete Wine Course ✍ Kevin Zraly
✏Windows on the World Complete Wine Course Book Summary : Looks at how and where wine is made and how this affects its quality and pricing, including information on how the professionals taste and rate wine and a country-by-country tour of the latest vintages.
📒Kevin Zraly Windows On The World Complete Wine Course ✍ Kevin Zraly
✏Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course Book Summary : Raise a glass to the 35th anniversary edition of the definitive guide to understanding and appreciating wine--written by James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Kevin Zraly and with more than three million copies sold. "When it comes to beginners' wine guides, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is one of the perennial best." -- TheWall Street Journal Kevin Zraly is America's ultimate wine educator, and his entertaining teaching style has made this must-have book a treasured favorite for more than three decades. He demystifies every aspect of wine: grape varieties, winemaking techniques, different types and styles of wine, how to read a wine label, and how to evaluate a wine in just 60 seconds. Ranging from the renowned reds of Bordeaux and California to the trailblazing whites of New York and Burgundy, this essential volume features maps of each region, lush photographs, a wealth of infographics, more than 800 of the best-value wines from around the world, over 100 labels--including some new to this edition--to help you find the right wines, and guided tastings. It also highlights the best vintages to savor and includes comprehensive notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, and quizzes to test your knowledge. In short, Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course provides all the tools you need to discover and enjoy the perfect wines for you. This revised edition includes new chapters on Prosecco, Rosé, and the wines of Sicily, plus a fascinating chapter written from the author's unique 50-year perspective on how wine and food culture has changed since 1970.
📒Kevin Zraly S American Wine Guide 2009 ✍ Kevin Zraly
✏Kevin Zraly s American Wine Guide 2009 Book Summary : Kevin Zraly, winner of the 2006 Wine Literary Award, brings you this revised edition of the only guide to cover the wines and wineries of all fifty states. (Yes—including Alaska!) Zraly has noted that “Americans are drinking more wine now than they ever have before,” and his sparkling work quenches our need for advice on this booming, underserved subject. In addition to everything previously included—the fascinating history and background details, magnificent spreads with maps of the wine-growing areas, handsome labels, fact boxes on each state, great wine selections (many at under $15)—Kevin’s added more. The 2009 edition includes updated information throughout, as well as greatly expanded entries for eight states: Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arizona, Maryland, Tennessee, Wisconsin, New Mexico, and Connecticut. Zraly offers his expert and up-to-the minute picks by varietal and price range, all based on their ready availability throughout the country. Filled with accessible information and capturing Zraly’s love of wine and winemaking, this handy, incisive volume is the perfect resource for understanding and enjoying American wine.
📒Life By The Glass ✍ Carlo DeVito
✏Life by the Glass Book Summary : Embark on a unique wine odessey! Life by the Glass is a handy reference guide and personal notebook that will help you to fine-tune your wine senses as you record ratings and observations of wines you've tasted. Enjoy pages of information on each wine --red, white, rose, sparkling, and dessert-- and learn all about famous grapes and regions. As you taste, you'll be able to fill out the journal pages for the individual wines being evaluated. Train your palateby using a handy flavor wheel, learn how to read a label, follow a guide to tasting (sight, swirl, smell, sip, slurp), variety, appellation, old and new world, producers, pricing, and more. This 144-page journal is bound in hardcover to last through many bottles of your favorite wines, and would make the perfect gift for any connoisseur.
📒A Glass Half Full ✍ Kevin Zraly
✏A Glass Half Full Book Summary : At just 25 years of age, Kevin Zraly had already gone further than most wine experts of the time. Already a cellar master at New York City's internationally renowned Windows on the World restaurant, he had also visited many of the major wineries in California and Europe and taught America's first accredited college course in wine tasting. A wine revolution was happening--and Kevin not only witnessed it all, he was one of its major players. Along the way, he saw wine expand from a limited business to a worldwide industry; graduated more than 20,000 students from the Windows on the World Wine School; and met Presidents, celebrities, and winemakers. In this highly entertaining and fascinating memoir, filled with a "Who's Who" of wine, James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award winner Kevin Zraly opens up about his memorable experiences in his life, both hilarious and heartbreaking-including, for the first time, the events of 9/11, several personal family tragedies, and his own bout with cancer. But ever the optimist, Kevin faces the future always looking at the glass half-full...with a vintage wine.
📒Ten Grapes To Know The Ten And Done Wine Guide ✍ Catherine Fallis
✏Ten Grapes to Know The Ten and Done Wine Guide Book Summary : "With Catherine Fallis’s approach of ‘less is more,’ all you need to begin your wine journey are ten grapes." —Kevin Zraly It’s easy (or easier) to become a wine expert when you narrow the field down to ten grapes. For the wine drinker who loves Pinot Noir but doesn’t know what to try next, wants a French Chardonnay but isn’t sure what to look for on the bottle, or needs a little support before they open the wine menu at lunch with a client, Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis’s authoritative but inviting introduction to wine is an indispensable guide. Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Zinfandel make the cut. The book covers the basics of tasting (and why wines taste the way they do), buying, and pairing wine. Fallis gives readers tricks to remember the difference between the côtes of Burgundy, offers dozens of specific recommendations in every price range, provides tips for talking to sommeliers, and shares memorable tasting exercises. This book will help readers build their wine confidence whether they’re looking for an inexpensive bottle for dinner at home or trying to impress the in- laws.
📒The Business Of Wine An Encyclopedia ✍ Geralyn G. Brostrom
✏The Business of Wine An Encyclopedia Book Summary : Wine has been a beverage staple since ancient times, especially in Europe. Today's global wine business is thriving, and American consumption of wine has increased dramatically in recent years, with the health benefits touted in the media. More Americans are becoming interested in learning about wine, and they are taking winery tours and attending wine tastings. The Business of Wine: An Encyclopedia is a necessary part of wine education for everyone from the curious consumer to the oenophile or business student and industry professional. It appeals to even the casual browser who wants to be more informed about wine terminology such as terroir or varietal labeling or what constitutes a Pinot Grigio or a Cabernet Sauvignon. More than 140 entries illuminate the regions, grapes, history, wine styles, business elements, events, people, companies, issues, and more that are crucial to the wine industry. Today's wine industry is an unusually complex network of interrelated businesses that collectively serve to produce wine and get it into the hands of consumers all over the world. This A-Z encyclopedia shows how production, distribution, and sales segments work together to bring wine to the public and describes the trade in wine and its related subsidiary elements. Written by a host of wine professionals, this is the most up-to-date source to understand what goes into the enjoyment of a glass of wine. An appendix with industry data, sidebars, and a selected bibliography complement the A-Z entries.
📒The Most Spectacular Restaurant In The World ✍ Tom Roston
✏The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World Book Summary : The remarkable story of a restaurant on top of the world—built by a legend, destroyed in tragedy—and an era in New York City it helped to frame In the 1970s, New York City was plagued by crime, filth, and an ineffective government. The city was falling apart, and even the newly constructed World Trade Center threatened to be a fiasco. But in April 1976, a quarter-mile up on the 107th floor of the North Tower, a new restaurant called Windows on the World opened its doors—a glittering sign that New York wasn’t done just yet. In The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World, journalist Tom Roston tells the complete history of this incredible restaurant, from its stunning $14-million opening to 9/11 and its tragic end. There are stories of the people behind it, such as Joe Baum, the celebrated restaurateur, who was said to be the only man who could outspend an unlimited budget; the well-tipped waiters; and the cavalcade of famous guests, as well as everyday people celebrating the key moments in their lives. Roston also charts the changes in American food, from baroque and theatrical to locally sourced and organic. Built on nearly 150 original interviews, The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World is the story of New York City’s restaurant culture and the quintessential American drive to succeed.