Wine in words notes for better drinking by Lettie Teague

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Written in English

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  • Wine tasting,
  • Wine

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementLettie Teague ; illustrations by Wacso
LC ClassificationsTP548.5.A5 T437 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 232 pages
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27184051M
ISBN 100847845435
ISBN 109780847845439

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In her new book, Wine in Words, the Wall Street Journal wine columnist offers beginners a primer on the basics of acidity and structure, and gives wine snobs a piece of her mind. In quick-reading essays akin to small sips, Teague redeems Chablis, decries 'wine charms,' and wonders aloud about the future of wine in the state that spawned Snookie (hint: New Jersey.)" -Associated Press/5(21).

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Balance is the relative degree of fruity quality, acidity, tannins, alcohol and other characteristics. Cooper is a maker of casks or barrels.

Nose means aroma in wine speaking. 'Off-nose' refers to odors indicating defect. For Leopold Bloom, a taste of wine revives passionate memory in one of the most erotically evocative passages in literature (the book was banned in the U.S. from to ). Glowing wine. Upcoming events for Women, Wine, Dine & Words Book Club in Savannah, GA.

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The point is that taking notes on wines does two things. First, it helps you to develop the ability to describe wine in your own terms and second, it provides you with a diary of wines that you have had.

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