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"When it comes to beginners' wine guides, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is one of the perennial best." --Wall Street Journal With more than three million copies sold, this perennial bestseller by James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Kevin Zraly is the definitive guide to understanding and appreciating wine. Kevin Zraly, America's ultimate wine educator, demystifies every aspect of choosing, tasting, and enjoying wine. From the renowned reds of Bordeaux and California to the trail-blazing whites of Washington State and New Zealand, this essential volume features maps of each region, lush photographs, a wealth of infographics, best value bottles for each country, hundreds of labels to help you find the right wines, and guided tastings. It also includes the latest vintages to savor, comprehensive notes on food pairings, and answers to frequently asked questions. This revised and expanded edition features new classes on South America, Australia, and New Zealand, sparkling wine, and fortified wine as well as information on cutting-edge trends (ros , Prosecco) and emerging wine regions, including Sicily and China. The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course gives you all the tools you need to discover and enjoy the best wines for you.
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 Epicure) 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, TheNew York Times, Newsweek, People, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and other publications. He lives in New York.