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The Resource The 24-hour wine expert, Jancis Robinson, (overdrive ebook)

The 24-hour wine expert, Jancis Robinson, (overdrive ebook)

Label
The 24-hour wine expert
Title
The 24-hour wine expert
Statement of responsibility
Jancis Robinson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Many wine drinkers wish they knew more without having to understand every nuance or go to expensive wine tastings. In her new book, Jancis Robinson, the leading international authority on wine, grants the wishes of would-be wine experts the world over. With The 24-Hour Wine Expert, anyone can learn all that is really important about wine in a single day. In her pithy, approachable, comprehensive guide, Robinson shares her expertise with authority, wit, and approachability, tackling questions such as how to select the right bottle at retail, what wine labels signify, how to understand the properties of color and aroma, and how to match food and wine. Robinson's proposition is irresistible: In just 24 hours, anyone can become a wine expert. So pour a glass and get reading!Note: the simulated wine stains on the cover of the book are a design element and are intentional
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
641.2/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The 24-hour wine expert, Jancis Robinson, (overdrive ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Title Page; Dedication; Copyright Page; Contents; Welcome; Some Simple Explanations; What is wine?; How is wine made?; Red, white, or rosé?; What's in a name?; Choosing the Right Bottle; How to choose wine from a retailer; Be adventurous; How to choose from a restaurant wine list; Ten ways to pick the right bottle; Bottles and Labels; Clues from the bottle; Bottle sizes; Clues from the label; How strong is my wine?; Average alcoholic strengths; How to Taste; Common tasting terms; "Supertasters"; Matching Wine and Food; Matching food to specific wines; Matching wines to specific foods
  • Restaurant ritualsMatching Wine to the Occasion; Crowd-pleasers; Bottles to knock socks off; Bottles as gifts; My favorite champagne growers; Twenty heart-stopping (and bank-breaking) wines; What your choices say about you; How Much Should I Pay?; Some underpriced wines; Some overpriced wines; Wines I would splurge on; Ten common wine myths; Essential Hardware; Glasses; The packaging; Cork, synthetic, or screwcap?; Extracting the cork; Opening a bottle of fizz; Other Kinds of Wine; Sparkling; Fortified; Sweet; Organic, biodynamic, and natural wines; Top ten tips; How to Handle Wine
  • Why temperature mattersHow to chill and warm wine; When to open the bottle -- and whether to decant; Wine leftovers; Which wines need time?; How long to keep wine; How to store wine; Remember that Grape; Grape names-a shortcut to wine knowledge; Most Common White Wine Grapes; Chardonnay; Sauvignon Blanc; Riesling; Pinot Gris/Grigio; Most Common Red Wine Grapes; Cabernet Sauvignon; Merlot; Pinot Noir; Syrah/Shiraz; Tempranillo; Nebbiolo; Sangiovese; The ten most planted grape varieties; Wine Regions You Need to Know About -- A Cheat Sheet; France; Bordeaux; Burgundy; Beaujolais/Mâconnais
  • ChampagneNorthern Rhône; Southern Rhône; Loire; Alsace; Languedoc-Roussillon; Jura; Italy; Piemonte; Trentino-Alto Adige; Friuli; Veneto; Tuscany; Marche; Campania; Puglia; Sardinia; Sicily; Spain; Galicia and Bierzo; Rioja; Ribera del Duero, Rueda, and Toro; Catalunya; Andalucía; USA; California; Oregon; Washington; Rest of the World; Portugal; Germany; Austria; Northern Europe; Central and Eastern Europe and beyond; Eastern Mediterranean; Canada; South America; Argentina; Chile; South Africa; Australia; New Zealand; Asia; New World v. Old World; Wine jargon; Where to Find Out More
Control code
ocn958065533
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613129579
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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System control number
(OCoLC)958065533
Label
The 24-hour wine expert, Jancis Robinson, (overdrive ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Title Page; Dedication; Copyright Page; Contents; Welcome; Some Simple Explanations; What is wine?; How is wine made?; Red, white, or rosé?; What's in a name?; Choosing the Right Bottle; How to choose wine from a retailer; Be adventurous; How to choose from a restaurant wine list; Ten ways to pick the right bottle; Bottles and Labels; Clues from the bottle; Bottle sizes; Clues from the label; How strong is my wine?; Average alcoholic strengths; How to Taste; Common tasting terms; "Supertasters"; Matching Wine and Food; Matching food to specific wines; Matching wines to specific foods
  • Restaurant ritualsMatching Wine to the Occasion; Crowd-pleasers; Bottles to knock socks off; Bottles as gifts; My favorite champagne growers; Twenty heart-stopping (and bank-breaking) wines; What your choices say about you; How Much Should I Pay?; Some underpriced wines; Some overpriced wines; Wines I would splurge on; Ten common wine myths; Essential Hardware; Glasses; The packaging; Cork, synthetic, or screwcap?; Extracting the cork; Opening a bottle of fizz; Other Kinds of Wine; Sparkling; Fortified; Sweet; Organic, biodynamic, and natural wines; Top ten tips; How to Handle Wine
  • Why temperature mattersHow to chill and warm wine; When to open the bottle -- and whether to decant; Wine leftovers; Which wines need time?; How long to keep wine; How to store wine; Remember that Grape; Grape names-a shortcut to wine knowledge; Most Common White Wine Grapes; Chardonnay; Sauvignon Blanc; Riesling; Pinot Gris/Grigio; Most Common Red Wine Grapes; Cabernet Sauvignon; Merlot; Pinot Noir; Syrah/Shiraz; Tempranillo; Nebbiolo; Sangiovese; The ten most planted grape varieties; Wine Regions You Need to Know About -- A Cheat Sheet; France; Bordeaux; Burgundy; Beaujolais/Mâconnais
  • ChampagneNorthern Rhône; Southern Rhône; Loire; Alsace; Languedoc-Roussillon; Jura; Italy; Piemonte; Trentino-Alto Adige; Friuli; Veneto; Tuscany; Marche; Campania; Puglia; Sardinia; Sicily; Spain; Galicia and Bierzo; Rioja; Ribera del Duero, Rueda, and Toro; Catalunya; Andalucía; USA; California; Oregon; Washington; Rest of the World; Portugal; Germany; Austria; Northern Europe; Central and Eastern Europe and beyond; Eastern Mediterranean; Canada; South America; Argentina; Chile; South Africa; Australia; New Zealand; Asia; New World v. Old World; Wine jargon; Where to Find Out More
Control code
ocn958065533
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613129579
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0a035589-f6e7-482a-bc83-9d53c1b7772c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958065533

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