Wine a Tasting Course


The ultimate visual course for wine lovers seeking no-nonsense practical information that brings the subject to life The essential, jargon-free guide for anyone who wants to get more out of their wine glass. Which end of a bottle of chianti is the ‘nose’? How are you meant to smell notes of honeysuckle in that glass of sauvignon blanc? Does expensive really mean better quality? This is a practical, no-nonsense guide that will make you think about what you drink. Discover which wines you like and why, read about the journey from grape to glass, and get to grips with those all-important food and wine pairings. Pore over vibrant infographics, and pair with a glass of red or white as you try out a selection of taste tests.

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The ultimate course for wine lovers! Learn your sauvignon blanc from your chardonnay and your merlot from your grenache.

Smell, swirl and taste your way to transforming from wine novice to expert. The pages of this wine book make a comprehensive, no-nonsense wine tasting course that covers every aspect of wine from grape to glass.

Explore the nuances of your favourite red and white and discover new cultivars. Inside, you’ll find:

– A dynamic course in understanding wine – through tasting and appreciation – with every subject given a high-impact visual treatment
– A structure that reflects how people approach wine – talking, tasting, and buying wine come before exploring grape varieties and wine regions
– All key wine subjects covered, shown, and explained in an easy-to-understand way
– Themed tasting exercises are located throughout the book, encouraging readers to learn at their own pace

Follow expert wine advice in the latest edition of Wine: A Tasting Course. The updated text and refreshed design bring concepts to life such as food and wine pairing, identifying the style spectrum, and distinguishing taste and smell. It explores fun wine facts and explodes myths, giving you everything you need to talk, taste, and enjoy your favourite vintage.

Can’t smell honeysuckle in that glass of sauvignon blanc, or wondering which end of a bottle of chianti is the “nose”? With this immersive guide to all things wine, you’ll soon become an expert. Pour over vibrant infographics and learn through “Did you know?” boxes as you try out a selection of taste tests and get a handle on grape varieties and regions. This wine guide is a beautiful gift for the wine-lover in your life or the book for beginners you’ve been searching for to enjoy, understand, and appreciate wine.

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Weight 0.994 kg
Dimensions 24 × 20.3 × 2.5 cm










641.22 (edition:23)


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