Highlighted by essays, advice, and commentary from acclaimed chefs, this connoisseur's guide to wine offers practical tips on what wines should accompany which foods, covering every course from appetizer to desserts, from simple meals to exotic dishes from around the world. Original.
There's a lot more to wine and food pairing than memorizing a few simple rules. The true connoisseur knows the subtleties...and in this book, a wine expert shares his secrets. - What wines accompany which foods-and how to choose - Essays, advice, and comments from award-winning chefs - Covers each course-from entree to dessert, from simple meals to exotic favorites - Interviews with famous wine connoisseurs on understanding and appreciating wines - Information on wine-making and maps of the world's major wine regions - Resource guide to finding the best wine-specialty shops - Glossary of wine/food terms and advice on how to "read" wine lists - A primer on the complete history of wine - Making sense of labels, vintage years, and the best regions