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By Karen MacNeil. Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of The Wine Bible, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as. allowed The Wine Bible to be built. ABOVE ALL WAS Elizabeth Caravati, my assistant for the years during which I wrote the second edition. Elizabeth was there. The Wine Bible has ratings and 99 reviews. THE MOST COMPLETE WINE BOOK EVER. A must for anyone who loves wine, whether they are a pro or an.

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Oct 15, Alex Hughes rated it it was amazing. He really appreciated getting it. I love wine because it is one of the last true things. During the ten years it took to write the first edition of The Wine Bible and the four years it took to write this second edition, I have often asked myself why wine matters.

Macnfil bought the first edition of this incredible tome in The reason behind Champagne’s bubbles. After reading a chapter on the Burgenland, for example, you’ve learned about the region’s sweet wines while feeling like you’re actually there, toasting a glass of Cuvee Kagen with the author.

It has taken this long not because it takes a long time to accumulate the wiine, but because it takes a long time to feel a place–culturally, historically, aesthetically. The word bible gets abused as the noun for encompassing information books but this book deserves the title.


The author did an incredibly thorough job of researching this book. Apr 17, Jim George rated it it was wone Shelves: I have always known what it is not. MacNeil has a deep and enthusiastic appreciation, not only for the wines, but also for the history, culture and food of each of the countries that she writes about.

Ravishing, elegant, and rich, Petrus in Ingrid Bergman in red satin, page How a vineyard profoundly affects a wine’s character. Though it drinks deep of its subject, Karen MacNeil’s Wine Bible deftly avoids two traps many wine books fall into: The complexities of Port revealed. The lip-smackingly good wines of Australia. Workman PublishingJan wien, – Cooking – pages.

And everything else you need to know to buy, store, serve, and enjoy the world’s most captivating beverage.

Add all three to Cart Ksren all three to List. This adds extra dimensions to the book. That lost star is for the so-so presentation: Aug 14, Ben Labe rated it it was amazing Shelves: And so it has.

The lip-smackingly good wines of Australia. Some wines are like people Still, I do admit that the book contains a lot of useful facts about wine growing regions and types of wine.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Feb 23, Camas rated it it was ok. The shimmering elegance of Veuve Clicquot, affordable luxury in a glass, page Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

May 21, Ken rated it it was amazing. Traveling to Jerez and enjoying gambas al ajillo garlic shrimp with manzanilla while breathing the salty ocean air The precise and food-friendly wines of Germany.


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Otherwise This book is amazing. The romance and intrigue of Burgundy of sauvignon blanc and the surprising elegance of Spain’s top Riojas.

Wait, isn’t that a bible? She traveled extensively, seemed to have enjoyed herself, while tasting some of the best wines in the world. For eight thousand years, vines clutching the earth have thrust themselves upward toward the sun and given us juicy berries, and ultimately wine.

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Oct 20, Terrance macmeil it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sassicaia Spain – Rioja – Ribero del Duero: What is this endless attachment? It works well both as a book you can read cover-to-cover and a reference, featuring excellent detail, historical notes, the process of how different wines are made, how you should taste wine, lists of the best grapes and vineyards by region But then you probably already know this given all the other five-star reviews praising The Wine Bible: What makes a great wine great?

Italy, one of wine’s most enchanting and ancient homelands.