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Are you intimidated by the idea of selecting a wine at the market?
Do you resist going wine tasting because you are afraid of looking unknowledgeable?
Don't know a Cabernet from a Chablis?
Let David Locicero, author of one of the highest rated guides to California wines, lead you through the basics of wine. Written for casual wine drinkers and those new to the world of wine, it walks you through the basics of wine:
how it is made
how to taste wine
how to read a wine label
how to store it, and more.
Filled with useful information presented in a casual and down to earth way, this is not a book for the pretentious, but for those who love wine and want to know more about it.
Wine is not difficult. There is a lot of jargon and rituals around wine that have evolved over the centuries. Wine 101 walks you through the basics of wine and wine tasting giving you the information you need to select a wine at the market, contribute to the conversation at dinner parties and walk into any winery tasting room with confidence.