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Wine Essentials: Discover Professional Secrets to Buying, Storing, Serving and Drinking Wine Paperback – 26 Aug 2005

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Carroll & Brown Publishers Limited (26 Aug. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1904760171
  • ISBN-13: 978-1904760177
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 27.8 x 1.7 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,537,627 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Wink has always worked in the world of wine and since the late 1980s has been a wine communicator, teaching wine trade students, entertaining wine lovers and writing for magazines and books. In addition she has worked with specialist wine book authors and publishers including on books by Oz Clarke and Jancis Robinson.

Wink lives partly in London and partly in the French Alps. She has become a specialist in the unusual wines of the French Alps (Savoie, Bugey and others) and of the Jura, contributing to many books and magazines on these specialist regions. Wink has also been involved in travel guide writing and editing for her specialist areas.

Her book, Jura Wine, was self-published in March 2014 and won the Drink Prize in the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards 2014 as well as being short-listed for Best International Book in the Louis Roederer Wine Writers' Awards 2014. The book was chosen as a book of the year for Jancis Robinson's website and by Eric Asimov in the New York Times.

More about Jura can be found on her website and her main website is

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...offers the know-how that will make it easier to enjoy one of the great pleasures of life. --Limited Edition

Wine Essentials is an exhaustive volume for novice wine drinkers....... ....demystifying such topics as decoding wine labels.........lip smacking recipes.... useful tips in each chapter and clever advice on troubleshooting. --Decanter

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The identity of a wine is dependent on a few fundamentals: the type of grape from which it was made (the grape variety); the place where it was produced (the region); the company or person who made the wine (the producer) and the year in which the grapes were harvested (the vintage). Read the first page
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