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Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. Welcome to Reading Lists , comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert or at least a fascinating dinner-party companion in hyperspecific or newsworthy topics. Here, we surveyed sommeliers and wine buyers to find the best books about wine for enthusiasts of every persuasion.
The 10 Best Wine Books You Must Read
Wine invites contemplation — of the world, of our place in it and sometimes just of wine itself. Why does this wine taste as it does? What makes a bottle great? Or flawed? Can a glass still surprise us?
Charting Terroir, One Plot at a Time
Listen, I like wine., The mysterious and beautiful world of wine can take ages to explore. While undoubtedly one of the most delightful adventures, it is an almost impossible undertaking to venture alone.
And yet, Master Sommelier Richard Betts does a great job of summing up the most important facets of wine in this page board book complete with scratch-and-sniff stickers. The format provides you with building blocks for a better understanding of wine, wine regions, tasting profiles, the storage of wine, food pairings, and the book includes flavor wheels for pretty much every varietal you can think of. The graphics make the presentation of info easy to grasp and fun to read, and the content is well written. For those of you who are ready to dive into some educated drinking, Windows on the World acts as a terrific companion for self-study. Each of the chapters outlines a theme such as white wines of France, wines of Italy and Spain, etc. If you do, you can rest assured that you will learn a great deal about wine.
According to sommeliers, the best way to learn about wines is by tasting them. But having a book next to you on your coffee table is never a bad idea. If you are a newbie or a pro you can still brush up your skills, knowledge, and basics by going through the below expansive guide. A collaboration between Rajat Parr, wine director for the Michael Mina Group and its 17 restaurants and Jordan Mackay, wine and spirits writer for San Francisco magazine, have seized years of invaluable experience into easy-to-read writing. The book gives a glimpse into the lives of sommeliers.