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Kevin Zraly is an American wine educator and the founder of the Windows on the World Wine School, who has been described as America’s most famous and. The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is simply the bestselling wine book in the United States—it’s a classic. And this new edition contains an. Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course (revised & updated edition). New York: Sterling Epicure, I don’t know if Kevin.

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He gives you context.

I think I will always want more in terms of wine regions, etc. This book is an essential if you want to learn the basics about wine winodws all the important wine regions of the world.

For example, in the section on Australia, the main white grape varieties have Merlot listed but the section on Aussie reds has Semillon. Excellent guide to wines from around the world.

If there’s something you want to know about wine, I’m sure it’s in here and if not I’m sure you will find it in the list of recommended further reading on each topic that the author gives. Though much was missing, yet much remained, which was chiefly the credit of the subject itself. Mar 06, Jennelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: Still, wibdows got me started, though I think I was already started before reading it.


Completing this must-have volume are notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, a directory of resources, and a glossary of select terms. I recently took a class – Geography of Wine and this book was a must read for the class.

This book is a great windoww on wines of the world that I picked up shortly after completing my first certification in wine and spirits. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Aug 23, Tim Wake rated it it was amazing.

Thought it was a great overview for myself who has primarily been a beer drinker all my life. Save on Cookbooks Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Unfortunately, to properly internalize the information, another pass, much note taking, and the consumption of several hundred bottles of wine are in order. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Hardcoverpages.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course will give you qorld the tools you need to discover and enjoy the perfect wines for you.

Show More Show Less. Don’t take the book too quickly; it was designed to be for an 8 week course. Kevin Henkes Hardcover Books.

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The Sommelier Prep Course: A Parody in a Cookbook by F. The book was well made and felt solid in my hands. The basic structure remains the same, which is a good thing. Unfortunately a few obvious errors make it feel a bit cobbled together, and they aren’t in areas of the book I would have believed to just be about a recent update. I love Kevin’s story see Chapter 1 and the margins are packed with great facts, its simply brimming with information but doesn’t feel overbearing at any point.


Had a hard time getting through the chapters on wine areas, although I love the little trivia about wine: With more than three million copies sold, this perennial bestseller by James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Kevin Zraly is the most popular wine guide on the market.

A comprehensive book that walks you through various wine-making areas in eight wirld. I understand it’s upside down world there, but I’m pretty sure this is incorrect. As wineows wine student, I liked having it as a resource and study aide, but it was also a really enjoyable read.

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The paragraph headings are topical and relevant to the industry of the moment, but if keeping up with trends and changes appeals, it would make more sense to invest in a good monthly wold rag and build a library of classic wine reference materials.

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