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Beverage Basics: Understanding and Appreciating Wine, Beer, and Spirits (Hardback)

Robert W. Small

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ISBN 10: 0470138831 / ISBN 13: 9780470138830
Edité par John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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Language: English . Brand New Book. An all-inclusive guide to wine, beer, and spirits As people develop more sophisticated tastes, a basic understanding of wine, beer, and distilled spirits is more important than ever for chefs, servers, bartenders, and restaurant managers. And for anyone who simply wants to get more out of enjoying wine, beer, and spirits, developing an appreciation for the history, production methods, and techniques for evaluating alcoholic beverages is an essential first step. For professionals and amateurs alike, Beverage Basics provides a thorough and accessible education in the fundamentals. Beverage Basics covers the art and science of winemaking from the vineyard to the table, takes a comprehensive look at the production methods, styles, and ideal food pairings for beer and spirits, and even covers the often-overlooked issues of health and the law. Written by wine and spirits expert and educator Robert W. Small, the book offers expansive coverage of everything you need to know about virtually all of the world s common alcoholic drinks. * Offers a uniquely user-friendly approach to the subject of wine, organizing coverage by varietal rather than appellation * Written by Robert W.Small, former dean and emeritus professor of The Collins College of Hospitality Management at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and Chairman of the Los Angeles International Wine competition * Heavily illustrated with gorgeous full-color photographs, maps, and sample beverage labels Covering everything from ancient origins to modern drinking habits, Beverage Basics is the perfect all-in-one guide for food and beverage professionals, students, and wine and drink lovers. N° de réf. du libraire AAS9780470138830

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Titre : Beverage Basics: Understanding and ...

Éditeur : John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2011

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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An all-inclusive guide to wine, beer, and spirits

As people develop more sophisticated tastes, a basic understanding of wine, beer, and distilled spirits is more important than ever for chefs, servers, bartenders, and restaurant managers. And for anyone who simply wants to get more out of enjoying wine, beer, and spirits, developing an appreciation for the history, production methods, and techniques for evaluating alcoholic beverages is an essential first step. For professionals and amateurs alike, Beverage Basics provides a thorough and accessible education in the fundamentals.

Beverage Basics covers the art and science of winemaking from the vineyard to the table, takes a comprehensive look at the production methods, styles, and ideal food pairings for beer and spirits, and even covers the often-overlooked issues of health and the law. Written by wine and spirits expert and educator Robert W. Small, the book offers expansive coverage of everything you need to know about virtually all of the world's common alcoholic drinks.

  • Offers a uniquely user-friendly approach to the subject of wine, organizing coverage by varietal rather than appellation
  • Written by Robert W. Small, former dean and emeritus professor of The Collins College of Hospitality Management at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and Chairman of the Los Angeles International Wine competition
  • Heavily illustrated with gorgeous full-color photographs, maps, and sample beverage labels

Covering everything from ancient origins to modern drinking habits, Beverage Basics is the perfect all-in-one guide for food and beverage professionals, students, and wine and drink lovers.

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An all-inclusive guide to wine, beer, and spirits

Beverage Basics offers essential information on the world's favorite alcoholic beverages, including their origins, modern production practices, and evaluating and enjoying each type of beverage. Its detailed coverage of the world of wine is organized by varietal rather than region, giving you a simple way to find the information you need on whatever wine you're interested in. Sections on beer and spirits provide a full understanding of everything from wheat beer to whiskey, while the culinarian will find ample notes on pairing foods and beverages for amazing flavor combinations. You'll also learn about important legal and health issues and discover how to select and purchase alcoholic beverages. Heavily illustrated with maps, sample beverage labels, and full-color photographs, Beverage Basics is the perfect all-in-one guide for food and beverage professionals, students, and wine, beer, and spirits lovers alike.

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