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ABOUT WINE, 2E is a unique resource designed for your students who require practical information on how to manage wine and wine sales for restaurants and the hospitality business. Unlike other books on this subject, ABOUT WINE, 2E first gives your students background information on the origins of wine and how it is produced, and then builds upon this knowledge with information on the wine producing regions of the United States and the World. The numerous variations of wine produced in Europe, North America, and the Southern Hemisphere are presented for your students. Special features include detailed color diagrams and photographs, and useful appendices designed for use as a quick reference or a starting place for more research on topics of interest. This book now includes a new chapter on pairing food and wine and a new chapter on the business of wine and the role of producers, distributors and retailers.
- Includes a new chapter on pairing food and wine.
- Includes a new chapter on the business of wine and the role of producers, distributors and retailers.
- Contains revised and updated sections on wine making regions around the world.
- Includes improved and expanded instructor's guide and electronic resources.
- Contains a strong section on what wine is and how it is made that sets the foundation for your students to learn how to manage wine.
- Contains detailed color diagrams and photographs throughout that keep the book interesting and engaging for your students.
- Includes practical and detailed knowledge on how to manage wine as a resource that sets this book apart from other books on the subject.
- Contains valuable appendices that serve as a quick reference or as a starting place for more research on topics of interest for your students.
1. What Is Wine?
2. The Vineyard—From Soil to Harvest.
3. The Winery—From Grapes to Bottle.
4. Tasting Wines.
5. Food & Wine.
PART II: WINE REGIONS OF EUROPE.
8. Spain and Portugal.
10. Other European Regions and the Mediterranean.
PART III: WINE REGIONS OF NORTH AMERICA.
12. Washington and Oregon.
13. New York, Canada, and Other North American Regions.
PART IV: WINE REGIONS OF THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE.
14. Australia and New Zealand.
15. Chile and Argentina.
16. South Africa.
PART V: THE BUSINESS OF WINE.
17. The Marketing & Distribution of Wine.
18. Developing and Managing a Wine List.
19. Selling & Serving Wine.
Appendix A: Wine Law in the United States.
Appendix B: American Viticultural Areas.
Appendix C: Bordeaux Classifications.
Appendix D: Wine Organizations and Publications.