—Charlie Trotter, Acclaimed Chef and Award-Winning Author
âThis book is an invitation to discover the bountiful wineregions, each different from one another, and is an homage to thebeauty and uniqueness of the delicious wines theyproduced.â
—Georges Duboeuf, Les Vins Georges Duboeuf
âThe diversity of French wine is one of its attractions,but it can seem perplexing...until you pick up this marvelousguide. The route is well -marked, easy-to-follow, and thedestinations are delicious.â
—Kermit Lynch, Wine Merchant and author, Adventures onthe Wine Route
â...Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan lead us by thehand down the road of adventure to discover the wines of Francethat they know so well.... In their relaxed, wise, and mischievousway, they show us the joy and pleasure of drinking Frenchwine.â
—Prince Alain de Polignac, Winemaker, ChampagnePommery
You no longer need to be confused or intimidated by French wine.Authored by certified wine educators and authors Ed McCarthy andMary Ewing-Mulligan, French Wine For Dummies introduces youto the delicious world of fine French wine. Among other things,youâll discover how to:
- Translate wine labels
- Identify great wine bargains
- Develop your own wine tastes
- Match French wines with foods
Hereâs everything you need to know to sip and savor thebestâand the best-valueâBordeaux, Burgundy, Beaujolais,Alsace, and other delicious wines. This lighthearted andinformative guide covers:
- The story of French wine and how it came to dominate the wineworld
- How the French name and label their wines and why
- Franceâs most important wine regionsâincluding aregion-by-region survey of the best vineyards and theirproducts
- Franceâs other wine regions, including Champagne, Alsace,the Loire Valley, and others
So pour yourself a big glass of Beaujolais Nouveau, sit back,and enjoy the ride as Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan take youon an intoxicating journey through the wonderful world of Frenchwine.
About: A comprehensive guide to selecting and buying French wines discusses various types of wine, tours the wine regions of France, and offers helpful advice on how to decode wine labels, a pronunciation key, a glossary of terms, and more.
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