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California Wine For Dummies

California Wine For Dummies by McCarthy;  Mary Ewing-Mulligan
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Discover the nuances of California wines and increase your drinking pleasure

Want to be a California wine connoisseur? This friendly guide gives you the knowledge you need to appreciate these fine wines, showing you how to taste them, select a good bottle, pair wine with food, and much more. You'll see why certain wine regions are renowned and how to further enrich your wine-drinking experience.

  • California wine 101 — understand the range of California wines, what makes them unique, and what a varietal wine is
  • Review the regions — explore the major wine regions of California and what makes each one special, from the soil to the climate

  • Open the bottle — become fluent in the Big Six: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel

  • Go beyond the basics — appreciate Pinot Grigio, Viognier, Syrah, sparkling wines, and more

  • Round out your wine experience — pair and share wines, learn about the proper glassware and serving temperatures, and prepare for a winery visit

Open the book and find:

  • An overview of California wine today
  • Wine recommendations for all budgets

  • Explanations of wine label language

  • A map of wine regions

  • Tips for aging and collecting California wines

  • Winery tasting etiquette

  • The ins and outs of recent vintages

  • Top wine country travel destinations

Wiley; March 2009
ISBN 9780470506547
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Title: California Wine For Dummies
Author: McCarthy; Mary Ewing-Mulligan
 
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