Kevin Zraly is an American wine educator and the founder of the Windows on the World Wine School, who has been described as America’s most famous and. The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is simply the bestselling wine book in the United States—it’s a classic. And this new edition contains an. Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course (revised & updated edition). New York: Sterling Epicure, I don’t know if Kevin.

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Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

I just did some skimming and still picked up a few things. I’m sure ill pick this one up again in the future, it’s just that I’m not that excited to do so. While I don’t believe that worldd is collusion between the authors and the winemakers, brand suggestions are just not that helpful.

Completing this must-have guide are notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, a directory of resources, and a glossary of select terms.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Although I do not drink and plugged my nose to swallow most of the wines during the worpdI left with a grand appreciation for not only the art of wine, wine making, the appellations, food pairing, but for this history as well as biblical knowledge drawn from it.

Kabinett – light semi-dry wines Spatlese – “late wnidows medium-style more body and intense flavor Auslese “out picked” ripe grapes selectively chosen, wihdows to fuller wine Beerenauslese – “berries out picking” levin picked individually for rich desert wines Trockenbeerenauslese – from dried grapes comes rich, sweet honeylike and expensive wine Look for four top regions: Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: This newly revised and expanded edition introduces a fresh new interior design, the latest vintages to savor, and much more for beginners and experts alike.


There is no information on China, a important developing wine region with volume surpassing Germany and Chile, but it is same for most other wine books.

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You are commenting using your WordPress. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sep 21, Kara rated it it was amazing Shelves: I didn’t watch them all, though, so thhe may have jus This is a great resource for anyone wanting an overview on wine.

Wine is changing so fast that it is hard to keep up and impossible to be really completebut this edition does a good job in both respects. This is a great resource ln anyone wanting an overview on wine. Probably one I should own myself. The quizzes help structure the learning well, and they go fairly far in depth.

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I don’t know how they can expect payment on something that at times isn’t readable. Please try again later. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. A good balance of easy reading with detailed information. About this product Synopsis In the clear, engaging style that has made this comprehensive book a national and international favorite for more than three decades, Kevin Zraly–America’s ultimate wine educator and the creator of the Windows on the World Wine School–demystifies every aspect of wine: Where some books seem to be written for technical WSET exam prep classes, Zraly aims to prepare his students for real world exams — choosing and enjoying wines at restaurants and shops.

A great introduction to the world of wine and a whole lot more. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Such suggestions always go out of date and thus the value offer by the book diminish as time goes on. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Set up a giveaway.

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course by Kevin Zraly

Overall, I thought the book was the perfect way to provide structure that other excellent books such as The Wine Bible does not. Completing this must-have guide are notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, a directory of resources, and a glossary of select terms.


Relevant to me a big Riesling fan is some info on German wines: I also found Zraly’s style to be a bit stuffy, especially in comparison to Oz Clarke who writes about wine with an understanding that different people experience wines differently.

The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course will give you all the tools you need to discover and enjoy the perfect wines for you. Get to Know Us. There was very little information on the white wines of both states and absolutely none on the reds. Kevin Henkes Hardcover Books. Hardcoverpages. The layout is friendly, and the side bars with wine labels and blurbs with info are interesting.

There is so much information in here – on the different regions, different varieties etc.

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: It’s a fine book, well organized and packed with information. I understand it’s upside down world there, but I’m pretty sure this is incorrect.

Unfortunately a few obvious errors make it feel a bit cobbled together, and they windoes in areas of the book I would have believed to just be about a recent update. It’s divided up hte 8 courses and additional ancillary chapters, all of which deserve careful attention. Revised and Expanded Edition. Open Preview See a Problem? I don’t necessarily think you can get specific bottle recommendations from reading this, but will help you understand the regions and the grapes.

It definitely helped that I had a base level of knowledge, but found that this booked continued to add more to my understanding. It mixes litlle blurbs of interest in the margins that add to an overall enjoyment of the book.