With tens of thousands of wines competing for attention, tough economic times, and time-pressed wine drinkers, there has never been a better time to buy popular wines. Good, Better, Best Wines is the first book that focuses exclusively on big brands, breaking them down to good, better and best, and by price. Each taste-tested wine is accompanied by a photo of the bottle, for ease of identification, as well as tasting notes, food matches, trade secrets, and more. Wine lovers will save the time they''d be comparing to have more time for tasting. Coverage includes: White wines-blends, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio/ Gris, Fume/Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, and others Red wines-blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah/Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, and others Rosés and sparkling wines The basics on buying wines, from vintages to screwcaps, and storing, serving, and tasting wine
This is the book that I have been looking for! I am a wine lover but due to my lack of knowledge I have often found myself in aisles picking out which bottle of wine has the prettiest or most interesting labels; talk about judging a book by its cover.. This book hits every note. 250 bottles reviewed and the book is small enough to tote in your bag or leave in your glove box. I LOVE the that the author put pics of labels next to every review to help you pic the bottle out easier. This book has made wine ..
I saw this book recommended by Amazon as a result of a purchase of "Wine For Dummies" a long, long time ago. I'm quick with the delete button, but was intrigued and decided to take a look. My wife and I enjoy wine and have found we are enjoying a glass more often during the week and not just for dinner out or special events. I like the promise of a book that rates affordable and findable wines under $15. Alas, I live in a small town in Iowa, how many wines in the grocery store are going to be in the bo..
Ever go to buy a bottle or two of wine and can't decipher what to buy from all the choices on the shelves? Well, takes the guesswork out of making that decision. It is a great wine guide for both the novice and the connoisseur of wine. Carolyn Evans-Hammond has made it easy to choose a great wine for every day or a special occasion by recommending the "good, better and best wines" from the most popular wine varietals. Each category comes with tasting notes, a photo of the bottle/label and other interes..