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How to Taste Exo (Book) Loot Price: R236
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How to Taste Exo (Book): Robinson
How to Taste Exo (Book): Robinson

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Hailed by Paul Levy in The Wall Street Journal as "our cleverest, most thoughtful wine writer," Jancis Robinson makes learning about wine almost as enjoyable as drinking it. With How to Taste, she's put together a unique wine-tasting course based on practical exercises that appeal to wine connoisseurs of all levels.

Robinson explains first how we taste wine and food, and then about the grapes and wines themselves. In separate sections on theory and practice, she offers basic technical information about wine appreciation, then shows us how to apply it in sipping exercises -- all of which are based on readily available and, in most cases, inexpensive bottles. And how better to learn about wine than by actually drinking it?

By the time you finish this book, you'll know how to recognize the most popular grape varieties from Chardonnay to Riesling, to Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon, and why you should choose a good sparkling wine over a cheap champagne. You will know how to judge sweetness, acidity, and fruitiness as well as the difference between the length and weight of a wine, and you will be able to distinguish wines from around the world. Robinson also arms you with practical advice about dealing with wine in the real world: choosing from a wine list; setting up and recording your own wine tastings; spitting out your sample mouthful correctly; and complementing food flavors with wine.

Innovative, informative, and above all fun, How to Taste is designed to be taken with you everywhere, from the armchair to the vineyard to the wine shop and back to the table.

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Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2001
First published: October 2001
Authors: Robinson
Dimensions: 240 x 160 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Book - Cloth over boards
Pages: 208
ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-1677-7
Barcode: 9780743216777
Categories: Books > Health, Home & Family > Cookery / food & drink etc > Beverages > Alcoholic beverages
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LSN: 0-7432-1677-6

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