Adventures With Old Vines
A Beginner's Guide to Being A Wine ConnoisseurBook - 2017
"Adventures with Old Vines offers an engaging and knowledgeable guide to demystify wine for novice enthusiasts. Richard Chilton provides detailed information about buying and storing wine, how to read a wine list, the role of the sommelier, wine fraud, how wine is really made, and how weather patterns can influence the quality of a vintage. A vineyard owner and lifelong wine lover, the author encourages readers to discover wine by tasting, taking notes, and tasting again. The book also includes a richly illustrated, full-color reference section on a select group of vineyards from all over the world, describing their history, winemaking philosophy, terroir, and top vintages-what Chilton calls benchmark wines. The characteristics of these memorable wines provide the essential starting point to understand what to look for when evaluating any wine. Equipped with this easy-to-read reference, readers will have all the tools they need to begin their own wine journey."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: 641.22 CHILTON
Characteristics: xii, 284 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm