The Ultimate Wine Companion: The Complete Guide to Understanding Wine by the World's Foremost Wine Authorities

by Kevin Zraly

ISBN-10: 1402776667
ISBN-13: 9781402776663
Region: USA
Publisher: Sterling Epicure
Publication Date: November, 2010
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About The Ultimate Wine Companion: The Complete Guide to Understanding Wine by the World's Foremost Wine Authorities

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Kevin Zraly, author of one of the best-selling wine books of all time, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course, has assembled the finest writers of the last 50 years to explain everything you need to know about wine. Each one addresses the subject he or she is most famous for, including decanting, tasting, grapes, matching food and wine, winemaking, sustainable vineyards, the various wine countries and regions, terroir, and much, much more. Complete with regional vintage charts, grape charts, a glossary, and vintage labels, this book is like an entire wine library in a single volume.

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About Kevin Zraly

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Kevin Zraly celebrated his 34th Anniversary in 2010 as the founder and teacher of the immensely popular Windows on the World Wine School that has graduated almost 20,000 students since its inception. He has been teaching wine for over 30 years, beginning at the age of 20, and has studied wine-making techniques in California and all the great wine regions of Europe.

Acclaimed as the creator of the famous wine list at Windows on the World (which sold more wine than any restaurant in the United States), he also designed the training program for the most knowledgeable wine-service staff in America.

The recipient of the James Beard Award as the Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year and the Food and Beverage Association’s Man of the Year Award, Kevin is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Culinary Institute of America and has been featured in The New York Times, People magazine, The Wall Street Journal, GQ magazine, Newsweek, and USA Today, among others. Kevin has co-hosted the Food Network’s Wine A to Z and his charisma, engagingly breezy style, and love of wine captivate everyone he teaches.

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