Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know

Need to quickly become conversant in all things wine? This book is packed with digestible, well-structured information that will get you right up to speed and give you a solid foundation for deeper exploration.

Start with a crash course in how wine is made, what grapes and blends go into each style, what age and location have to do with it, and key wine terminology from appellation to terroir. Then learn about the art of drinking wine, with advice for knowing the right glass, ordering from a restaurant menu or buying from a store, and how to serve, taste, pair, and cellar your wine.

You'll also learn about wine tourism, how to become a sommelier, and the perfect wine to bring for any occasion.