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Rocket science is complicated, wine doesn't have to be! With information presented in an easy, illustrated style, and chock-full of the fool-proof and reliable knowledge of a seasoned oenophile, Wine Isn't Rocket Science is the guide you always wished existed. From how grapes are grown, harvested and turned into wine, to judging the color, aroma, and taste of the world's most popular varietals, to understanding terroir and feeling confident ordering and serving wine at any occasion, this book explains it all in the simplest possible way. Every page, every piece of information, and every detail is illustrated in charming and informative four-color drawings that explain concepts at a glance. Includes detailed information on the following varietals (wine made from a particular grape) in the order in which they're presented in the book:WhiteChardonnaySauvignon BlancCheninGewürztraminerViognierSemillonRieslingMarsanne BlendRolle-VermentinoMuscatPinot Grigio/GrisPinot BlancMuscadetSoaveAlba
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When Wine Tastes Best 2017: A Biodynamic Calendar for Wine Drinkers (When Wine Tastes Best: A Biodynamic Calendar for Wine Drinkers)

When you buy a bottle of wine to enjoy at home, wouldn't you like to know when it's going to be at its best? Based on the unmatched Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar, this handy little pocket guide tells you which days are optimum wine-drinking days, and which days to avoid if you want to get the most out of your glass. At least two major supermarket chains only do their wine tastings on the best days as indicated by this calendar! Includes a bonus month, December 2016, to cover the Christmas season.
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So You Think You Know Pacific Coast Wines? (2017-18): Demystifying the Economics of California, Washington and Oregon Wines (Volume 1)

“So You Think You Know Pacific Coast Wines?” is designed to simplify your understanding by identifying growing trends, grape descriptions, the histories and future direction of the California, Washington and Oregon wine industry. This book concisely profiles each state’s leading growing regions, rainfall statistics and prominent grapes based on the most recent available harvest data. The 2017-18 edition is ideal for wine collectors, winemakers and anyone who appreciates a world class Pacific Coast grown vintage. The following facts are just ten from hundreds of little known essentials included in the book: 1. California is the top producing state, Washington second and Oregon fourth (behind New York) in American wine grape production. California harvested 4 million tons and Washington 270 thousand tons during the 2016 harvest. Oregon harvested 84.9 tons during the 2015 harvest. Washington’s harvest is only 6.7% and Oregon’s 2.1% of California’s overall production. 2. Cab
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MICHELIN Guide San Francisco 2017: Bay Area & Wine Country Restaurants (Michelin Guide/Michelin)

Locals and travelers looking for great places to eat turn to the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country 2017 with carefully researched, objective recommendations to more than 500 mouthwatering restaurants representing 50+ different cuisines. Anonymous experienced inspectors use the renowned Michelin food star rating system to craft an objective list of suggested restaurants. The selection offers choices for all palates and pocketbooks. Readers can safely rely on the annually updated guide where all restaurants are recommended.
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2017 Wine Wall Calendar

Welcome to the whimsical world of mixed media artist Sharyn Sowell, who blends hand cut paper, calligraphy, watercolor and letterpress printing into the art of Wine and Dine. Enchanting prints of wine and its indulgences, will have you reaching for your favorite Pinot Noir. Printed on matte paper, all calendar pages are printed on FSC certified paper with environmentally safe inks.
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Halliday Wine Companion 2017: The Bestselling and Definitive Guide to Australian Wine

The bible for lovers of Australian wine, detailing the best wineries and vintages of the regionsKeenly anticipated each year by winemakers, collectors, and wine lovers, the Halliday Wine Companion is recognized as the industry benchmark for Australian wine. The 2017 edition has been completely revised to bring you up-to-the-minute information. In his inimitable style, Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine through detailed tasting notes, each with vintage-specific ratings, and advice on optimal drinking, as well as each wine's closure, alcohol content, and price. He provides information about the wineries, winemakers, and other important details such as vineyard sizes, opening times, contact details, and website addresses.The Halliday Wine Companion is an indispensable reference from the country's leading wine authority and a must-have guide for anyone planning to visit a winegrowing region, or wanting to replenish their cellar or wine rack.
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