Ever incorrect White Zinfandel for a white wine? Or been lost while attempting to browse a difficult red wine list? Have no hint how to pronounce “Paso Robles”?
We’ve all been there. After all, even the most seasoned white wine pros as soon as understood nada. It can take years to master the intricate world of vino, and yes, even professionals have robust libraries filled with dogeared copies of favorite red wine recommendation books.
That’s why we asked our group at Red wine Lover to share their preferred tried-and-true red wine books. Checking out these helpful tomes is often the best way to up your white wine knowledge, whether you’re at the start of your wine-drinking journey or already well into it.
The Red wine Bible by Karen MacNeil
“Maybe the most important introduction to white wine out there, and a trusted resource for years to come,” shares Print Managing Editor John Capone. “It’s an easy-to-file, yet never ever simple introduction of huge swaths of wine understanding.”
In the book, MacNeil takes her readers through a detailed, yet amusing course on the principles of red wine. Discover whatever you require to understand from environment and terroir to how to master food and wine pairings.
White wine Simple by Aldo Sohm
The title of this one says everything. This is simple to absorb for wine newbies. The pages are filled with fun, useful graphics that breaks down intricate topics without skimping on the information. Discover the basics, daily tips and methods to assist develop your taste buds.
The World Atlas of Red Wine, 8th Edition by Hugh Johnson & & Jancis Robinson
“Love it. Swear by it. Still recommendation it from time to time,” says Tasting Director Anna-Christina Cabrales.
Couple of white wine books can really be called classics, however this one definitely deserves the designation. Inside, you’ll discover maps and pictures that show how the white wine landscape continues to evolve around the world. The most recent edition zooms in on current changes in the global wine scene, with a wealth of info on the history that came in advance.
Red Wine Made Easy by Gianluca Rottura
Composed by a New york city City white wine shop owner, this book dispenses with challenging graphs and hard-to-read maps in favor of plain English descriptions of basic red wine terms, plus a rundown of favorite American fare and the very best red wines to accompany them. This tome is best for newbies looking for something comparable to a school workbook to deepen their knowledge.
Rosé All Day: The Necessary Guide to Your New Favorite Red Wine by Katherine Cole
Respected white wine author Katherine Cole demonstrates that pink is more than simply a pretty color in this rosé-focused book. “Aside from the pretty-and-pink illustrations and infographics, this book served as a thorough guide throughout my journey as a rosé amateur,” shares Digital Editorial Assistant Jaime Brown. Cole delves into the abundant history of rosé through regional descriptions, food-pairing recommendations and savvy advice on how to start a collection of your own.
A Hedonist in the Cellar by Jay Mclnerney
This collection essays from a novelist-turned-wine-columnist details the author’s early days as an oenophile. “He brings a novelist’s flair and imagination to stories about red wines and the people who make them,” shares Capone. Amazon reviewers praise Mclnerney’s approachable reporting and narrative skills, which Capone believes can lure anybody into the world of white wine. “It’s not a referral book at all, but following McInerney down into the cellar is infectious.”
Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker
What’s the big offer about white wine? Sommelier and blog writer Bianca Bosker postured this exact same question before becoming fixated with its complexity. This choice reads like a story and is as intoxicating as it is useful– making it a motivating way to kickstart your own white wine journey.
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Released on November 18, 2022