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Perhaps if Oz Clarke had his way, Baskin-Robbins would manufacture 15 flavors. Not that "vanilla" even comes close to describing the style of the prolific London Daily Telegraph wine correspondent, James Beard and Julia Child Awards winner, and author of the perennially updated Oz Clarke's Pocket Wine Guide. Any wine writer who routinely refers to champagne as "fizz" and value-priced bottles as "gluggers" is a wine novice's friend, right? Welcome to Introducing Wine, Clarke's contribution to the overcrowded wine primer field. Subtitled "A Complete Guide for the Modern Wine Drinker," this 3-chapter, 144-page glossy tome liberally sprinkled with color photos is designed for the reader looking beyond a wine shop's old reliables. Part I deals with wine flavors: Oz's aforementioned 15, ranging from "juicy, fruity" to "ripe and toasty." Part II takes on wine enjoyment--buying, storing, opening, serving--while Part III serves as a grapey gazetteer of the world's wine regions. It's a delicate job Introducing Wine in such confined space, but Oz is a good host: witty, learned, and only occasionally schmoozily vague. A "buying" discussion flits about, touching on e-tailing, futures, and mixed-case discounts for half a page; other paragraphs sparkle with wine descriptors both enchanting ("face cream" and "beeswax") and confounding ("damsons" and "lanolin"). Clarke's capable of both enlightenment (warnings include such terms as "reserve" or "superie buying guides,consumer guides,cooking,cooking,drinks and beverages,education and reference,spirits,wine,holiday cooking Holiday Cooking, Harvest Books
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Now available in paperback, Oz Clarke's Introducing Wine is a handy beginner's guide to the world of wine. Starting with descriptions of the full spectrum of wine flavors, Clarke then provides an excellent guide to tasting, serving, and storing wine; how to order wine in a restaurant; and even what all that jargon means. Finally, he wraps up with a wide-ranging exploration of the regions, grapes, styles, and wine producers, with completely updated lists of wines to try from each region. Perfect for the new oenophile or any reader looking to review wine basics, Clarke's concise, accessible, and entertaining reference is the most complete introductory book on wine available. Oz Clarke's Introducing Wine: A Complete Guide for the Modern Wine Drinker Clarke, Oz, Harvest Books
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2004, ISBN: 0156030233
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Oz Clarke's Introducing Wine: A Complete Guide for the Modern Wine Drinker
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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780156030236
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0156030233
Publishing year: 2004
Publisher: Mariner Books
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