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(book, Steven Kolpan, Brian H. Smith, Michael A. Weiss)

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h4. From the publisher

From the Culinary Institute of America, WineWise is a must-have for anyone seeking the knowledge and confidence to select and enjoy great wines. It will give readers a basic introduction to wine: how to select different varieties and identify their flavors, how to read wine labels, and how to identify grapes from wine-growing regions all over the world. 

The interior features detailed maps, examples of wine labels, and hundreds of four-color photos. Chapters cover types of grapes, pairing wine with food, and choosing wine in restaurants, as well as chapters on wine-growing regions from France, Italy, and Germany to California and New York to South America, Australia, Spain, and Portugal. There's also a chapter on bargains, featuring the greatest inexpensive wines from around the world. 

WineWise makes it easy for consumers to choose the right wine for any occasion and any budget. Filled with understandable, consumer-friendly, expert advice, this book is the ideal companion for any wine enthusiast.

h4. Culinate editor's note

Culinate member Emilie Shh has reviewed this book on her [/user/qilixiang/blog/winewise_review "member blog."]