Red Wine : The Comprehensive Guide to the 50 Essential Varieties & Styles
Publication Date: 17 October 2017
This definitive compendium tells the story of red wine through the world's 50 essential varieties and styles, from Agiorgitiko to Zinfandel.
Award-winning authors Kevin Zraly and the World Wine Guys tell the story of red wine, grape by grape, revealing the vast world of the 50 essential varieties and styles. The introduction explains how red wine is made and how the winemaking process affects taste, and each chapter profiles a variety or style with comprehensive at-a-glance information covering tasting notes, food pairings, and recommended wines from bargains to splurges.
Companion essays detail origins, typical characteristics, popularity, and other notable countries that produce each grape or style. Winemakers appear in their own words alongside gorgeous photography that brings red wine to vivid life.
All the favourites are here: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, and Syrah, covered in fascinating, eye-opening detail; alongside little-known gems, such as Amarone, Baco Noir, Xinomavro, and Zweigelt.
About the Author
Kevin Zraly is the founder and teacher of the Windows on the World Wine School, which graduated more than 20,000 students in 40 years, as well as the Sherry-Lehmann / Kevin Zraly Wine Club and master classes. His Windows on the World Complete Wine Course (Sterling) has sold more than three million copies worldwide, making him the world's bestselling wine author. He has received the James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award and the European Wine Council's Lifetime Achievement Award, among numerous others, and has been featured in GQ, The New York Times, Newsweek, People, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and other publications.
He lives in New York....