By Karen MacNeil. Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of The Wine Bible, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as. allowed The Wine Bible to be built. ABOVE ALL WAS Elizabeth Caravati, my assistant for the years during which I wrote the second edition. Elizabeth was there. The Wine Bible has ratings and 99 reviews. THE MOST COMPLETE WINE BOOK EVER. A must for anyone who loves wine, whether they are a pro or an.

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It discusses the global influence of nible such as Jancis Robinson featuring in the movie or Robert Parker. Lots of great history, technical details and descriptors and like all the reviews say her writing style makes it easy to jump into this and not be intimidated. Tons of helpful information, so an OK book to macnil for “the test”. On a recent cruise I got into a lengthy discussion with the wine steward who insisted that Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris were the same thing.

MacNeil wime her journey through the world’s wine with an invaluable section on “Mastering Wine,” which lets a reader get ready before uncorking separate sections. The Wine Bible has taken me wune long time to write–in some ways I’ve spent the better part of my last twenty years on it.

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I definitely need to get a copy to keep in my library as reference material A sheet of ice.

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These encounters brought wine so vividly into my life that I ultimately moved to Napa Valley on the karwn belief that living near vines would touch my heart in ways imaginable and not.

The second is a country by country, region by region, sub-region by sub-region discussion of kwren, vineyards and wines from around the world.

Nov 02, Yaneli B rated it it was amazing. What is this endless attachment? Wine and food cradle us in our own communal humanity.

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A must have for every sommelier or enthusiast. Quotes from The Wine Bible. How kaden vineyard profoundly affects a wine’s character. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

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Nacneil 21, Ken rated it it was amazing. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I’ve been using it as a reference since I received it as a Goodreads giveaway. It’s a fun, entertaining read and it definitely hits you with knowledge.

A list of important grapes from each country would have been useful as well. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Open Preview See a Problem? The shimmering elegance of Veuve Clicquot, affordable luxury in a glass, page Possibly a good introductory text for your average American but somewhat scattered in its presentation of material. SommSomm: The first is an introduction to the elements of winemaking, bkble tasting, major kinds of grapes, etc.


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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. I think it might make a great gift for any wine-lover. Nov 02, Song Choe rated it really liked it. This book is a must for anyone interested on wine whether pros or amateurs like me. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

I had always been interested but I thought that this would start me off on the right foot to being a true connoisseur! The secrets of professional wine tasters and how to expand your wine-tasting vocabulary.

Like a lively course from an expert teacher, The Wine Bible grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos all new for this editionmaps, labels, and recommended bottles.

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