“Kevin Zraly is America's ultimate wine educator, and his entertaining teaching style has made this must-have book a treasured favorite for more than three decades. He demystifies every aspect of wine: grape varieties, winemaking techniques, different types, and styles of wine, how to read a wine label, and how to evaluate a wine in just 60 seconds. Ranging from the renowned reds of Bordeaux and California to the trailblazing whites of New York and Burgundy, this essential volume features maps of each region, lush photographs, a wealth of infographics, more than 800 of the best-value wines from around the world, over 100 labels--including some new to this edition--to help you find the right wines, and guided tastings. It also highlights the best vintages to savor and includes comprehensive notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, and quizzes to test your knowledge.”
The ServSafe Alcohol Guide 3rd Edition ensures your front-of-house staff can serve alcohol responsibly. This comprehensive yet practical guide explains information in a straight forward manner, and is packed full of activities that teach important concepts that allow staff to practice what they have learned.
"Go on a fun, flavorful tour through the world of craft brews with one of the most unique and fascinating voices in beer today. It's a great time to be a beer drinker, but also the most confusing, thanks to the dizzying array of available draft beers. Expert Joshua Bernstein demystifies the sudsy stuff and breaks down the elements that make a beer's flavor spin into distinctively different and delicious directions.…There is a section on international beer styles and another on pairing beer with food and starting your own beer cellar.”