Best Wine Books (91 books)Saving
The Very Best Wine Books For Beginners
We are often asked for a list of the best wine books by our readers. This is a major challenge because wine is such a broad topic. Orienting yourself in the vast universe of wine books is not always easy, especially for those who would like to know more but do not know where to start. To help you get your bearings, we curated a list of the best 10 wine books in a number of specific categories. This is a selection of the wine books that have fascinated us, taught us something new or simply amused us. We hope this list helps you discover a book that will open up another avenue on your wine journey.
According to sommeliers, the best way to learn about wines is by tasting them. But having a book next to you on your coffee table is never a bad idea. If you are a newbie or a pro you can still brush up your skills, knowledge, and basics by going through the below expansive guide. A collaboration between Rajat Parr, wine director for the Michael Mina Group and its 17 restaurants and Jordan Mackay, wine and spirits writer for San Francisco magazine, have seized years of invaluable experience into easy-to-read writing. The book gives a glimpse into the lives of sommeliers. This book is filled with juicy insider tips which are candid and thoughtful, it also shares a fair amount of space discussing blind tasting.
Wine invites contemplation — of the world, of our place in it and sometimes just of wine itself. Why does this wine taste as it does? What makes a bottle great? Or flawed? Can a glass still surprise us?
Listen, I like wine. Because I know next to nothing about wine other than I enjoy it, and that makes me a little frowny sometimes. His approach to wine? Need some cool graphics and illustrations to help you visualize tasting notes, the reason why there are like half a dozen types of wine glasses, and what the heck a glass of wine is even made of? Puckett and Hammack got you covered. This wine guide is seriously cool and a delight to read. This guide will show you the life of the wee grape in its home region and how it grows up to be the wine at your table depending on what kind of grape it is and where it was grown.