From Albariño to Torrontés: Flavors, Pairings, and Personalities of the World's Most Underrated Wines (Paperback)
"I'm looking for something that tastes like Merlot but isn't Merlot - what do you have?" - Bored wine drinkers, everywhere
Wouldn't it be nice if someone could walk you through those lesser-known wine varieties? Wouldn't you feel much more confident if you knew how to pronounce Gew rztraminer? Or, better yet, knew what it tasted like? You've come to the right book, my friend Wine savant, Shea Sanderson, is here to help you grapple with the wines that lie beyond the most popular.
In this fun, conversational, well-informed book, Sanderson will walk you through 25 of the world's most underrated wines. Written from the perspective of a wine-savvy best friend, From Albari o to Torront s will teach you the ins and outs of lesser-known-yet-still-visible wine varieties and how to confidently choose the right bottle every time.
In From Albari o to Torront's, you'll uncover:
- Flavor descriptions in easy-to-understand, normal people's terms
- Which wine to choose for Valentine's Day, a kid's birthday party, a round of cigars, and other common life scenarios
- Nine unique French sparkling wines that aren't Champagne (but equally delectable)
- Personality descriptions for when you want to pair a wine with your mood, not your dinner
- And much, much more