Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: Revised & Updated / 35th Edition

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Raise a glass to the 35th anniversary edition of the definitive guide to understanding and appreciating wine—written by James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Kevin Zraly and with more than three million copies sold.
 
“When it comes to beginners’ wine guides, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is one of the perennial best.” — TheWall Street Journal
 
Kevin Zraly is America’s ultimate wine educator, and his entertaining teaching style has made this must-have book a treasured favorite for more than three decades. He demystifies every aspect of wine: grape varieties, winemaking techniques, different types and styles of wine, how to read a wine label, and how to evaluate a wine in just 60 seconds. Ranging from the renowned reds of Bordeaux and California to the trailblazing whites of New York and Burgundy, this essential volume features maps of each region, lush photographs, a wealth of infographics, more than 800 of the best-value wines from around the world, over 100 labels—including some new to this edition—to help you find the right wines, and guided tastings. It also highlights the best vintages to savor and includes comprehensive notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, and quizzes to test your knowledge. In short, Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course provides all the tools you need to discover and enjoy the perfect wines for you. This revised edition includes new chapters on Prosecco, Rosé, and the wines of Sicily, plus a fascinating chapter written from the author's unique 50-year perspective on how wine and food culture has changed since 1970.


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kevin zraly, an older man with gray hair and beard, sniffing a glass of wine while wearing a suitkevin zraly, an older man with gray hair and beard, sniffing a glass of wine while wearing a suit

Raise a glass to the 35th anniversary edition of the definitive guide to understanding and appreciating wine

James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Kevin Zraly, America’s ultimate wine educator, demystifies every aspect of choosing, tasting, and enjoying wine. In addition to providing all the tools you need to discover the perfect wines, and recommendations for more than 800 of the best wines under thirty dollars, this essential volume is revised to include new chapters on Prosecco, Rosé, and the wines of Sicily, plus a fascinating chapter written from the author’s 50-year perspective on how wine and food culture has changed since 1970. As always, it’s packed with best values, maps, labels, lush photographs, infographics, and more.

Included in this book:

purple grapes hanging on a vine

purple grapes hanging on a vine

boats on the waterfront in a european city at sunset

boats on the waterfront in a european city at sunset

a sliced steak and a glass of wine on a cutting board surrounded by accoutrements

a sliced steak and a glass of wine on a cutting board surrounded by accoutrements

kevin zraly pouring wine at an event in the 80s

kevin zraly pouring wine at an event in the 80s

A prelude to wine

With sections on the major grape varieties, tips on how to read a wine label, and an introduction to wine tasting, you’ll be well on your way to becoming an expert.

Twelve classes on different wine regions and wine types

From California to Europe, Australia, and beyond, you’ll learn everything about reds, whites, sparkling wines, and more!

The greater world of wine

Take the next step with food and wine pairings, learn about the best wines under thirty dollars, and test your newfound knowledge with quizzes.

A fascinating new chapter on the wine and food revolution

A look back on how food and wine culture has changed since 1970, told from the author’s unique 50-year perspective.

Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: Revised & Updated / 35th Edition
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