The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is simply the bestselling wine book in the United States—it’s a classic. And this new edition contains an. Review Praise for Kevin Zraly and the Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: “Kevin Zraly is the finest wine educator I have known.”. —Robert Parker Jr. The Hardcover of the Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: Revised and Expanded Edition by Kevin Zraly at Barnes.

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Windows on the World Complete Wine Course by Kevin Zraly

A very large book about wine, very informative and a good read. Anyone can do it and will enjoy drinking wine even more! For a book to help guide and inform you through your own tastings and wine in general that I really love is Andrea Robinson’s Great Wine Made Simple.

I’ve been advised that this is roughly the minimum amount I need to know about wine to be able survive, and after reading it, it’s demystified a great deal for me. I now know a lot more than I did about California wines, and know something about the wines of the other major regions of the world as well.

See all 21 brand new listings. This is a great resource for anyone wanting an overview on wine.

Oct 12, Adrienne rated it it was amazing. Probably one I should own myself. You could learn a lot from this book if you really used it as a coursebook.

A wealth of knowledge, well-organized, and without the pretension that usually accompanies the subject. Want to Read saving…. Don’t go for this one if you are a beginner, it’s a bit confusing; I found worpd style inaccessible outside of wiindows classroom setting. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Had vomplete even included the pacific north west wines in the reds section, I would have rated it 5 stars.


Completing this must-have volume are notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, a directory of resources, and a glossary of select terms. This book might work well for a group of people who used it as a text book for their own wine course, but as an at home read I found it difficult to follow. Oct completw, Tony Margiotta rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page.

Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course : Revised and Expanded Edition

Thanks for telling us about the problem. About this product Synopsis In the clear, engaging style that has made this comprehensive book a national and international favorite for more than three decades, Kevin Zraly–America’s ultimate wine educator and the creator of the Windows on the World Wine School–demystifies every aspect of wine: Wonderful beginner’s book on wine.

A great overview with references to additional books for many types of wine if you want more in-depth knowledge. Thought it was a great overview for myself who has primarily been a beer drinker all my life.

So, I took a wine course and this was the book.

Last one Free shipping. You may also like. A wealth of knowledge, well-organized, and without t Zrxly 8. Recommended to industry types, I guess?

This freshly redesigned edition demystifies every aspect of wine; from grape varieties and cokrse flavours, types of wines and how they’re produced, to the latest developments in the winemaking industry, how to read a wine label and the physiology of smell and taste.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Covering the world of wine from the renowned reds of Burgundy and California to the cutting-edge whites of Washington State and New Zealand, this newly revised and expanded edition features lush new photographs, a wealth of enlightening infographics, clear maps of each region, guided tastings, and the best value wines for each country, and hundreds of labels to help you coursw wines worth tasting.


This is the text for the Windows on the World Wine School. He gives you context. It is so informative and so much knowledge that I even impressed myself A great introduction to xourse world of wine and a whole lot more. Purely bought for research. It is not nearly complete however but instead looks at major wine producing areas of the world.

Hardcoverpages. Gives a brief overview of winemaking. I’m sure ill pick this one up again in the future, it’s just that I’m not in excited to I haven’t yet made my way through this book entirely, but my impressions wundows my current stopping point have me favoring the other wine books I have over this one, which is why I’m putting it down for now.

Don’t take the book too quickly; it was designed to be for an 8 week course.

This newly revised and expanded edition introduces a fresh new interior design, the latest vintages to savor, and much more for beginners and experts alike. You’ll feel like some kind of an expert after savoring this book. Lists with This Book.

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

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This book was well patterned through the break down of regions and mapping for the unlearned wine student like me. I don’t necessarily think you can get specific wofld recommendations from reading this, but will help you understand the regions and the grapes.

A fine introduction to wine.