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Distinguished Sommelier Steven Weiss is Professor of Wine Studies and The Charmer Sunbelt Group Endowed Chair in Wine and Spirits at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. He is also Adjunct Professor, New School University, NYC. He also writes for, Hudson Valley Connoisseur. Santé, Associated Press & the National Culinary Review. His book Exploring Wine (2010) was one of Wine & Spirits magazine’s Best Books of 2010, Beverage Book of the Year, James Beard Foundation; and George Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year, as was the first edition of WineWise (2009). Michael's awards include Distinguished Service Award, Italian Trade Commission, 2009, Wine Educator of the Year, European Wine Council, 2007 & the Diploma of Honor, Corporation des Vignerons de Champagne, 1998.
WineWise is a must-have for anyone seeking the knowledge and confidence to select and enjoy great wines. It will give readers a basic introduction to wine: how to select different varieties and identify their flavors, how to read wine labels, and how to identify grapes from wine-growing regions all over the world. The interior features detailed maps, examples of wine labels, and hundreds of four-color photos. Chapters include Enjoying Wine, White Grapes, Red Grapes, Living with Wine, Wine and Food, and Wine in Restaurants, as well as chapters on wine-growing regions from France, Italy, and Germany to California and New York State to South America, Australia, Spain, and Portugal. There is also a chapter on Bargains, featuring the greatest inexpensive wines from around the world. Detailed information on grapes, flavor profiles, regions, and food and wine pairings makes it easy for consumers to choose the right wine for any occasion and any budget.
Location: Street: Rhinebeck Farmers Market Additional: 61 East Market Street City: Rhinebeck, Province: New York Postal Code: 12572 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)