Wine For Dummies ®, Mini Edition - Edward McCarthy & Mary Ewing-Mulligan

Wine For Dummies ®, Mini Edition

By Edward McCarthy & Mary Ewing-Mulligan

  • Release Date: 2010-12-08
  • Genre: Beverages
Score: 4
From 97 Ratings


An overview on tasting wine and understanding the lingo This friendly guide cuts through the snobbery sometimes associated with wine and tells you what you need to know in down-to-earch language. With straightforward information on grape varieties and wines they produce, you'll be sipping and serving wine like a pro! Open the book and find: When to serve red, white, or both How to remove a cork without making a mess Advice on the proper way to sniff wine like an expert Words to describe how wine tastes


  • You get what you pay for.

    By Popcorn00106
    Waste of time, money and an icon in my library. If only there was a way to return it.
  • Good book !

    By Kantapa
    I really enjoy this book. It explains nicely and easily to follow . To understand wine is complicated but this book make it easy to understand the wine
  • Pretty good start...

    By Ppseattle
    But I expected a little more info. Now i have to go get the full version, and eventually paying twice!
  • Buy this copy first!!!!!

    By I love Mexican women
    I'm not a big reader or wine drinker this book made me confident about both.
  • Short and Sweet

    By Mia 4136
    Easy to follow. Good suggestions. Quick reference and fast learning.
  • Underwhelmed

    By Slamsmith
    Spent way too much time on how to get the cork out and not enough on the dizzying array of wines out there. Not much advice on what wines a novice should try and why, and which wines a novice should avoid and why.