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Best Wine Books Worth Your Attention

Here is a list of the best Wine books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine (2015)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionRed or white? Cabernet or merlot? Light or bold? What to pair with food? Drinking great wine isn’t hard, but finding great wine does require a deeper understanding of the fundamentals.   Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine will help you make sense of it all in a unique infographic wine book. Designed by the creators of, which has won Wine Blogger of the Year from the International Wine & Spirits Competition, this book combines sleek, modern information design with data visualization and gives readers pragmatic answers…
Author(s): Madeline Puckette, Justin Hammack

2. The Wine Bible (2015)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionAnnouncing the completely revised and updated edition of The Wine Bible, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as “The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject” (Danny Meyer), “A guide that has all the answers” (Bobby Flay), “Astounding” (Thomas Keller), and “A magnificent masterpiece of wine writing” (Kevin Zraly). Like a lively course from an expert teacher, The Wine Bible grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos (all new for this…
Author(s): Karen MacNeil

3. Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France’s Greatest Treasure (2002)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your Attention"To be a Frenchman means to fight for your country and its wine." –Claude Terrail, owner, Restaurant La Tour d’ArgentIn 1940, France fell to the Nazis and almost immediately the German army began a campaign of pillaging one of the assets the French hold most dear: their wine. Like others in the French Resistance, winemakers mobilized to oppose their occupiers, but the tale of their extraordinary efforts has remained largely unknown–until now. This is the thrilling and harrowing story of the French wine producers who undertook ingenious,…
Author(s): Donald Kladstrup, Petie Kladstrup

4. The Essential Guide to South African Wines by Elamari Swart (2008-03-07) ()

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionPaperback Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild; New title edition (2008-03-07) (1656) ASIN: B01A1N4AUQ Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,212,991 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Jan 1, 1656

5. We’re Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True (2019)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary WorkNamed a Best Book of the Year by The RootChosen by Emma Straub as a Best New Celebrity Memoir“A book of essays as raw and honest as anyone has ever produced.” — Lena Dunham, Lenny LetterIn the spirit of Amy Poehler’s Yes Please, Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist, a powerful collection of essays about gender, sexuality, race, beauty, Hollywood, and what it means to be a modern woman.One month before the release of the highly…
Author(s): Gabrielle Union

6. 2019 Certified Specialist of Wine Study Guide (2019)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionAn educational resource published by the Society of Wine Educators. Intended for use by candidates preparing to take the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) Exam. This study guide is published by the Society of Wine Educators and is, along with the accompanying workbook, the official study material published and approved by the Society of Wine Educators for its Certified Specialist of Wine Exam….
Author(s): Jane Nickles

7. From Vines to Wines, 5th Edition: The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine (2015)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionFrom planting vines to savoring the finished product, Jeff Cox covers every aspect of growing flawless grapes and making extraordinary wine. Fully illustrated instructions show you how to choose and prepare a vineyard site; build trellising systems; select, plant, prune, and harvest the right grapes for your climate; press, ferment, and bottle wine; and judge wine for clarity, color, aroma, and taste. With information on making sparkling wines, ice wines, port-style wines, and more, this comprehensive guide is an essential resource for every winemaker. …
Author(s): Jeff Cox, Tim Mondavi

8. Wine: Everything You Need to About Wine from Beginner to Expert (2015)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionYour Definitive Guide to the Rich, Exciting World of Wine! Are you fascinated by the many kinds of wines you can choose from? Is the rich variety of wines overwhelming? Do you need help choosing the perfect wines – at the right prices? Wine: Everything You Need to Know About Wine from Beginner to Expert provides A Brief History of Wine, explains Wine Geography, and teaches you How to Recognize A Good Wine. You’ll learn about aroma and balance, what to look for on wine labels, and how to find the best prices! When you Download This Book, you’ll learn all about many Well Known White…
Author(s): James Waldorf

9. 2019 Certified Specialist of Wine Workbook (2019)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionWorkbook companion for the CSW Study Guide providing a wide range variety of exercises intended to help the candidate understand, utilize, and recall the material in the Study Guide. This workbook is published by the Society of Wine Educators and is, along with the accompanying study guide, the official study material published and approved by the Society of Wine Educators for its Certified Specialist of Wine Exam….
Author(s): Jane Nickles

10. Understanding Wine Technology: The Science of Wine Explained (2011)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionAny student who has ever logged credits in a viticulture and enology class knows Bird’s book. It is the most widely assigned wine science primer in the English speaking world. This completely revised and updated edition to Bird’s classic textbook deciphers all the new scientific advances that have cropped up in the last several years, and conveys them in his typically clear and plainspoken style that renders even the densest subject matter freshman-friendly. New material includes: expanded section on the production of red, rose, white, sweet, sparkling and fortified…
Author(s): David Bird

11. Wine. All the Time.: The Casual Guide to Confident Drinking (2017)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionA fresh, fun, and unpretentious guide to wine from Marissa A. Ross, official wine columnist for Bon Appétit.Does the thought of having to buy wine for a dinner party stress you out? Is your go-to strategy to pick the bottle with the coolest label? Are you tired of choosing pairings based on your wallet, instead of your palate? Fear not! Bon Appétit wine columnist and Wine. All The Time. blogger Marissa A. Ross is here to help.In this utterly accessible yet comprehensive guide to wine, Ross will walk you through the ins and outs of wine culture. Told in…
Author(s): Marissa A. Ross

12. From Wine to Water (An Angels & Outlaws Historical Romance) (2012)

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Author(s): Carolyn Brown

13. Bread & Water, Wine & Oil: An Orthodox Christian Experience of God (2007)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your AttentionWorry, despair, insecurity, fear of death . . . these are our daily companions, and even though we attempt to ignore them or try to crowd them out, they are there, waiting for us in our quieter moments. It is precisely where we hurt most that the experience of the Orthodox Church has much to offer. The remedy is not a pep talk, or any simple admonitions to fight the good fight, cheer up, or think positively. Rather, the Orthodox method is to change the way we look at the human person (starting with ourselves). According to two thousand years of…
Author(s): Father Meletios Webber

14. Adventures on the Wine Route: A Wine Buyer’s Tour of France (25th Anniversary Edition) (2019)

 Best Wine Books Worth Your Attention“Wine is, above all, about pleasure. Those who make it ponderous make it dull . . . If you keep an open mind and take each wine on its own terms, there is a world of magic to discover.” So wrote the renowned wine expert Kermit Lynch in the introduction to Adventures on the Wine Route, his ultimate tour of France, especially its wine cellars. The “magic” of wine is Lynch’s subject as he takes the reader on a singular journey through the Loire, Bordeaux, the Languedoc, Provence, northern and southern Rhone, and Burgundy. In Adventures on the…
Author(s): Kermit Lynch

Best Wine Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some wine books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Epistenology: Wine as Experience

Author(s): Nicola Perullo
ID: 2860329, Publisher: Columbia University Press, Year: 2021, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Social Sustainability in the Global Wine Industry : Concepts and Cases

Author(s): Sharon L. Forbes, Tracy-Anne De Silva, Armand Gilinsky Jr.
ID: 2469563, Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

The Wine O'Clock Myth: The Truth About Women and Alcohol

Author(s): Lotta Dann
ID: 2543367, Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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