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French Wines for Dummies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher For Dummies
Publication date August 29, 2001
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780764553547
ISBN-10 0764553542
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Original list price $14.99
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Summary
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. Original. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: “Whether you are an avid collector or wine novice, this bookoffers an extensive resource in an accessible format.”
—Charlie Trotter, Acclaimed Chef and Award-Winning Author

“This 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.”
—Georges Duboeuf, Les Vins Georges Duboeuf

“The 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.”
—Kermit Lynch, Wine Merchant and author, Adventures onthe Wine Route

“...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.”
—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,you’ll discover how to:

  • Translate wine labels
  • Identify great wine bargains
  • Develop your own wine tastes
  • Match French wines with foods

Here’s everything you need to know to sip and savor thebest—and the best-value—Bordeaux, 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
  • France’s most important wine regions—including aregion-by-region survey of the best vineyards and theirproducts
  • France’s 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.



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