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Wine Tasting Uncorked
Each is a guide to wineries where you can find excellent handcrafted wines made by on-site proprietors, often with only a local distribution and limited production, places where wine tasting gets down-to-earth–no one needs to show off how developed his or her palate is. These are often also where sustainable and organic viticulture is being pioneered. Above all, these are wines that are likely to be a new experience
These paperback books measure 4 3/5 inches in width by 6 inches in height. Published March 2009.
Wine Bar Food
In Wine Bar Food, acclaimed restaurateurs Cathy and Tony Mantuano show you how to re-create this irresistibly appealing part of the Mediterranean lifestyle at home. Organized by city, from Lisbon to Rome, and paired with accessible wines from each region, the delightfully unpretentious, simply prepared dishes can be shared as small plates by many or make a sit-down dinner for two or more. The 100 recipes emphasize flavor and ease of preparation over strict authenticity, so you’ll be able to round up the ingredients effortlessly to create delicious meals any night of the week. Published April 2008.
As the maître fromager of New York City's acclaimed Picholine restaurant, Max McCalman has selected, tasted, and studied hundreds of cheeses, serving them to thousands of cheese lovers. This deck contains fascinating and practical information about fifty of his most highly rated cheeses: how each one is made, who the best producers are, where to store it, and how to serve it for maximum enjoyment (including unprecedented guidance on which wines are most compatible with each cheese). Published October 2007.
Brand: Random House
Publishing behemoth Random House is the largest English language publisher in the world, with books of all kinds including the best in fiction, nonfiction and children’s literature. Random House first made international news by successfully defending in court the U.S. publication of James Joyce's masterpiece, Ulysses, setting a major legal precedent for freedom of speech. Beginning in the 1930s, the company moved into publishing for children, and over the years has become a leader in the field. Random House entered reference publishing in 1947 with the highly successful American College Dictionary, which was followed in 1966 by the equally successful unabridged Random House Dictionary of the English Language. It continues to publish numerous reference works, including the Random House Webster's College Dictionary.