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. Review Praise for Kevin Zraly and the Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: “Kevin Zraly is the finest wine educator I have known.”. —Robert Parker Jr. The Hardcover of the Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: Revised and Expanded Edition by Kevin Zraly at Barnes.

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The photography was beautiful and reminiscent of my time spent while living up in the vines – Santa Barbara, California. This freshly redesigned edition demystifies every aspect of wine; from grape varieties and their flavours, types of wines and how they’re produced, to the latest developments in the winemaking industry, how to read a wine label and the physiology of smell and taste.

It covers red and white wines, champagne, sherry and port. Mar 05, Mike Crawford rated it liked it. Apr 22, Shelby Brynn rated it really liked it. A wealth of winndows, well-organized, and without t Readability 8. I’ll continue to use this book as a reference throughout my wine studies.

Don’t take the book too quickly; it was designed to be for an 8 week course.

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If you were like me and want to know about the subject of wine but do not know where to start, I would say to pick up this book and start reading. Relevant to me a big Riesling fan is some info on German wines: People who bought this also bought. That being said, overall the book is an excellent tool. For someone with a little wine knowledge going in, it is easy to read through this cpurse chapter at a time and then refer back to it later as a reference book.


Mar 06, Jennelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: Books by Kevin Zraly.

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

Want to Read saving…. This book features lush new photos, enlightening infographics and the latest vintages to savour and it gives beginners and experts alike all the tools they’ll need to enjoy the world of wine. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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A thorough, detailed book on everything wine, perfect for someone at the level who really wants to dig into the subject but not be overwhelmed.

Gives a brief overview of winemaking.

Great for beginners just getting into wine. His knowledge coupled with this book made the class a “tipsy” pleasure – smile.

Zraly seems to be coming from the attitude that there is a correct and an incorrect in understanding wine, a rigidity that I do not personally value. Abundant full-color labels and maps complete the enticing picture. It mixes litlle blurbs of interest in the margins that add to an overall enjoyment of the book. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? This is a great resource for anyone wanting an overview on wine.

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Windows on the World Complete Wine Course by Kevin Zraly

Kabinett – light semi-dry wines Spatlese – “late pickin You could learn a lot from this book if you really used it as a coursebook. Started as a club activity for a private lunch club at the Windows on the World restaurant atop the World Trade Center. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. I recently took a wine course as a part of my current curriculum.

The content is well organized and easy to follow. Apr 21, Russ rated it really liked it. And this new edition contains an additional 16 wonderful pages, including a featured supplement about the olfactory system and how it deepens our enjoyment of wine.

Still, it got me started, though I think I was already started before reading it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His Windows on the World Complete Wine Course Sterling Epicure has sold more than three million copies, making him the world’s bestselling wine author. It compleete lacking in depth in some places, i found the ital A great book that gives you just enough about each region of wine to want more.

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.

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