With its clear, engaging style Kevin Zraly's definitive book on understanding and appreciating Wine has been a favourite for more than three decades. This freshly redesigned 2017 edition demystifies every aspect of wine; from grape varieties and their flavours, types of wines and how they're produced, to the latest developments in the winemaking industry, how to read a wine label and the physiology of smell and taste. This book features lush new photos, enlightening infographics and the latest vintages to savour and it gives beginners and experts alike all the tools they'll need to enjoy the world of wine.
Kevin Zraly is the founder and teacher of the Windows on the World Wine School, which has graduated more than 20,000 students in nearly 40 years, as well as the Sherry-Lehmann / Kevin Zraly Wine Club and master classes. His Windows on the World Complete Wine Course (Sterling Epicure) has sold more than three million copies, making him the world's bestselling wine author. He has received the James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award and the European Wine Council's Lifetime Achievement Award, among numerous others, and has been featured in GQ, The New York Times, Newsweek, People, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications. He lives in New York.