The Wine Lover's Apprentice: Words of Wisdom for Would-Be Oenophiles
Hardback (B402) | May 2018 | Skyhorse Publishing | 9781510731615 | 166pp | 178x115mm | GEN | AUD$22.99, NZD$27.99
The definitive book for any wine novice.
What's the best corkscrew to use? Should I decant? How many types of glassware should I buy?
Sommelier Kathleen Bershad has the answers. Put a Cork in It delves into the nitty-gritty details of winemaking and takes a look at the world's major wine regions. Readers will learn tricks of the trade and strategies for navigating the shelves of a retail store or ordering wine at a restaurant. Written in short bites, readers will easily gain a quick understanding of an area's major grapes, the style or styles of wine, and the appellations that offer the best quality wine (or the best value).
What you're tasting when you taste wine Conquering the restaurant wine list Navigating the wine shop Serving, sipping, and storing And more!
Put a Cork in It unravels the terms you see when reading a wine review, looking at a bottle, or listening to a wine geek talk vino. By the end of this helpful guide, readers will become empowered to know what's in a bottle, be able to make an educated guess about its flavours, and help change the culture to make drinking wine what it should be — relaxing and fun.