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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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Twitter Facebook Email Print Reddit. You may also like. The quizzes help structure the learning well, and they go fairly far in depth. Write a customer review. For example, in the section on Australia, the main white grape varieties have Merlot listed but the section on Aussie reds has Semillon.

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Over all a good book with a lot of information to study from. I don’t necessarily think you can get specific bottle recommendations from reading this, but will help This book is a great primer on wines of the world that I picked up shortly after completing my first certification in wine and spirits.

If you’ve kevni on wine previously, this may even be remedial, but it’s excellent for a first outing. Mar 16, Mary rated it it was amazing. Sorld 24, Tony Margiotta rated it it was amazing.

They all go to error pages. Windows on the Wine World Zraly was instrumental in getting the wine beat going here zral the United States through his work at the Windows on the World restaurant in New York and his high-impact teaching at the Windows on the World Wine School.

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The book pretty much followed what was taught in a university setting. I love Kevin’s story see Chapter 1 and the margins are packed with great facts, its simply brimming with information but doesn’t feel overbearing at any point. Furthermore, it is written in a worldd style which makes it suitable for all levels. Zraly seems to be coming from the attitude that there is a correct and an incorrect in understanding wine, a rigidity that I do not personally value.


Explore the Home Gift Guide. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is so informative and so much knowledge that I even impressed myself A great introduction to the world of wine and a whole lot more.

The response was so great, they opened their first class for consumers in Recommended to industry types, I guess?

Notify me of new comments via email. As a wine student, I liked having it as a resource and study aide, but it was also a really enjoyable read. A fine introduction to 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. 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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Get to Know Us. The World Atlas of Wine, 7th Edition. Overall, it gave me a better understanding of the reason behind wine enthusiasts wold. I’m sure ill pick this one up again in the ,evin, it’s just that I’m not that excited to I haven’t yet made my way through this book entirely, but my impressions at my current stopping point have me favoring the other wine books I have over this one, which is why I’m putting it down for now.

This book might work well for a group of people who used it as a text book for their own wine course, but as an at home read I found it difficult to follow.

One person found this helpful. I will say the beginning was very dense and a little hard to get into at first but I felt like this book had great diagrams and I loved the side bar information. Email required Address never made public. 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.


Sterling Epicure; edition September 13, Language: Showing of reviews. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I now know a lot more than I did about California wines, and know something about the wines of the other major regions of the world as well. Excellent book for an intermediate-level wine enthusiast. See details for additional description.

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course by Kevin Zraly

Be the first to write a review. You could learn a lot from this book if you really used it as a coursebook. Would you like wold tell us about a lower price? It is not nearly complete however but instead looks at major wine producing areas of the world. For a more detailed option, I also like the Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia.

Gives a brief overview of winemaking. A wealth of knowledge, well-organized, and without t Readability 8.

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And this new edition contains an additional 16 wonderful pages, including a featured supplement about the olfactory system and how it deepens our enjoyment of wine. Given that I couldn’t find a book called “The Wine Book” – which is what I thought it was called – I am opting to use this one. Wonderful beginner’s book on wine. It’s divided up into 8 courses and additional ancillary chapters, all of which deserve careful attention.