Best Wine Pairing Books
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1. Beautiful Boards: 50 Amazing Snack Boards for Any Occasion
Author: by Maegan Brown
Published at: Rock Point (September 24, 2019)
Make mealtimes, special occasions, and holidays extra memorable with these 50 delicious, inspiring, family-friendly, and easy-to-recreate snack boards. Visually exciting and deliciously enticing, these snack boards by Maegan Brown (aka The BakerMama) move beyond (and include) classic cheese and charcuterie and are comprised of easy-to-find fresh and prepared foods, arranged in beautiful, artful, and whimsical ways (think pastel-colored candy and dipped pretzels shaped into an egg for celebrating Easter and a fruit-and-veggie rainbow with cracker clouds to brighten any day).
The variety of foods on each board will delight everyone, and the stunning presentation will encourage kids to try foods they might normally refuse. Plus, you can make the boards ahead of time, so you can actually sit down and spend time with your loved ones.
In this book, you will find boards for anytime family meals and snacks, seasons and holidays, breakfast and brunch, desserts, and entertaining and special occasions. Impress your family and friends with artful masterpieces, including: Bagel BoardWinter Wonderland BoardFootball BoardValentine’s Day BoardMardi Gras BoardSt. Patrick’s Day BoardGrilled Cheese BoardDecorate-Your-Own Cupcake BoardDim Sum Board Along with The BakerMama’s tips to get you into the board mind-set, every board is accompanied by a gorgeous, large photo and step-by-step instructions to make each one easy to recreate.
2. Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide
Author: by Madeline Puckette
Published at: Avery; Illustrated edition (September 25, 2018)
JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNERThe expanded wine guide from the creators of Wine Folly, packed with new information for devotees and newbies alike. Wine Folly became a sensation for its inventive, easy-to-digest approach to learning about wine. Now in a new, expanded hardcover edition, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect guide for anyone looking to take his or her wine knowledge to the next level.
Wine Folly: Magnum Edition includes: more than 100 grapes and wines color-coded by style so you can easily find new wines you’ll love; a wine region explorer with detailed maps of the top wine regions, as well as up-and-coming areas such as Greece and Hungary; wine labeling and classification 101 for wine countries such as France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and Austria; an expanded food and wine pairing section; a primer on acidity and tannin-so you can taste wine like a pro; more essential tips to help you cut through the complexity of the wine world and become an expert.
Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the must-have book for the millions of fans of Wine Folly and for any budding oenophile who wants to boost his or her wine knowledge in a practical and fun way. It’s the ultimate gift for any wine lover.
3. Big Macs & Burgundy: Wine Pairings for the Real World
Author: by Vanessa Price
Published at: Harry N. Abrams (October 13, 2020)
A National Bestseller Essential wine pairings for everything from popcorn to veggie burgers to General Tso’s Chicken, based on the wildly popular Grub Street column Sancerre and Cheetos go together like milk and cookies. The science behind this unholy alliance is as elemental as acid, fat, salt, and minerals.
Wine pro Vanessa Price explains how to create your own pairings while proving you don’t necessarily need fancy foods to unlock the joys of wine. Building upon the outsize success of her weekly column in Grub Street, Price offers delightfully bold wine and food pairings alongside hilarious tales from her own unlikely journey as a Kentucky girl making it in the Big Apple and in the wine business.
Using language everyone can understand, she reveals why each dynamic duo is a match made in heaven, serving up memorable takeaways that will help you navigate any wine list or local bottle shop. Charmingly illustrated and bubbling with personality, Big Macs & Burgundy will open your mind to the entirely fun and entirely accessible wine pairings out there waiting to be discoveredand make you do a few spit-takes along the way.
4. The Science of Spice: Understand Flavor Connections and Revolutionize Your Cooking
Author: by Stuart Dr. Farrimond
Published at: DK; Illustrated edition (November 6, 2018)
Explore the world’s best spices, be inspired to make your own new spice blends, and take your cooking to new heights. Break new ground with this spice book like no other, from food scientist and bestselling author Dr. Stuart Farrimond.
Taking the periodic table of spices as a starting point, explore the science behind the art of making incredible spice blends and how the flavor compounds within spices work together to create exciting layers of flavor and new sensations. Spice is the perfect cookbook for curious cooks and adventurous foodies.
Spice profiles – organized by their dominant flavor compound – showcase the world’s top spices, with recipe ideas, information on how to buy, use, and store, and more in-depth science to help you release the flavors and make your own spice connections.
There is also a selection of recipes using innovative spice blends, based on the new spice science, designed to brighten your palate and inspire your own culinary adventures. If you’ve ever wondered what to do with that unloved jar of sumac, why some spices taste stronger than others, or how to make your own personal garam masala, this inspirational guide has all the answers.
5. The Wine Bible
Author: by Karen MacNeil
Published at: Workman Publishing Company; Second Edition, Revised (October 13, 2015)
Announcing 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 edition), maps, labels, and recommended bottles. Karen MacNeil’s information comes directly through primary research; for this second edition she has tasted more than 10,000 wines and visited dozens of wine regions around the world.
New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. And through it all the reader becomes ever more informedand, because of the author’s unique voice, always entertained: In great years Ptrus is ravishing, elegant, and richIngrid Bergman in red satin.
6. The Flavor Matrix: The Art and Science of Pairing Common Ingredients to Create Extraordinary Dishes
Author: by James Briscione
Published at: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Illustrated edition (March 6, 2018)
One of Smithsonian Magazine’s Ten Best Food Books of the Year A revolutionary new guide to pairing ingredients, based on a famous chef’s groundbreaking research into the chemical basis of flavor As an instructor at one of the world’s top culinary schools, James Briscione thought he knew how to mix and match ingredients.
Then he met IBM Watson. Working with the supercomputer to turn big data into delicious recipes, Briscione realized that he (like most chefs) knew next to nothing about why different foods taste good together. That epiphany launched him on a quest to understand the molecular basis of flavorand it led, in time, to The Flavor Matrix.
A groundbreaking ingredient-pairing guide, The Flavor Matrix shows how science can unlock unheard-of possibilities for combining foods into astonishingly inventive dishes. Briscione distills chemical analyses of different ingredients into easy-to-use infographics, and presents mind-blowing recipes that he’s created with them.
7. The New Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia
Author: by Tom Stevenson
Published at: National Geographic (October 27, 2020)
Fully updated and revised for the first time since 2011, this new 800-page edition of Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia reflects the most recent trends in the dynamic world of wine, written by experts around the globe. Beautifully illustrated with more than 400 images and 100 brand-new National Geographic maps, this definitive guide is arranged geographically to highlight the regions and climates that produce the best vintages.
From the countries of Southeast Europe to the Eastern Mediterranean, each page is packed with information on flavor notes, vineyard profiles, tasting room guides, grape know-how, and special information on unique varietals. The book also features top wines organized by maker and year; a troubleshooter’s guide to potential wine faults; a taste chart to help identify flavors; up-and-coming producers; unusual wines, food pairings, and more.
You’ll find time lines depicting the chronology of wine from 500 million B.C., expert sommelier tips, and thousands of recommendations for the latest and greatest reds, whites, and ross. The most up-to-date and comprehensive wine reference in the world, this stunning book is an oenophile’s dream-and a must-have for anyone looking to become an expert in wine.
8. Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: Revised & Updated / 35th Edition
Author: by Kevin Zraly
Published at: Sterling Epicure; Thirty-fifth Edition, Revised, 2021 (October 27, 2020)
Raise a glass to the 35th anniversary edition of the definitive guide to understanding and appreciating winewritten by James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Kevin Zraly and with more than three million copies sold. When it comes to beginners’ wine guides, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is one of the perennial best.
TheWall Street Journal 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 labelsincluding some new to this editionto help you find the right wines, and guided tastings.
9. Savor: Entertaining with Charcuterie, Cheese, Spreads & More
Author: by Kimberly Stevens
Published at: Cider Mill Press; Illustrated edition (September 25, 2018)
A Comprehensive Guide to Serving Boards. The art and pleasure of beautifully composed charcuterie boardsdemystified and made simple! Serving boards possess an uncanny ability to mirror the mood of a host and transform a room’s ambiance as friends and family gather around them to both eat and enjoy time together.
Savor lavishly details how to create memorable and delicious serving boards, no matter the season or the occasion. Expert advice and insights provide strategies and approaches for composing boards that balance flavor profiles and textures, using elegant and inventive recipes.
Inside You’ll Find: – Expert Advice and Recipes from Murray’s Cheese, Publican Market, The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, Lady & Larder, Mike’s Hot Honey, Blake Hill Preserves, Esters Wine Shop & Bar, and Vermont Creamery – Practical & Delicious Guides on how to pair cheeses, meats, condiments, and an array of other ingredients that can be used on serving boards.
Also included are suggested drink pairings. Over 100 Recipes for crackers and bread, preserves, pickles, flavored nuts, dips, spreads, some bigger bites, and even desserts Elevate your home entertaining with Savor!
10. Champagne [Boxed Book & Map Set]: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region (TEN SPEED PRESS)
Author: by Peter Liem
Published at: Ten Speed Press; Illustrated edition (October 10, 2017)
Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award in “Reference, History, Scholarship”Winner of the 2017 Andr Simon Drink Book AwardWinner of the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook Award for “Wine, Beer & Spirits”From Peter Liem, the lauded expert behind the top-rated online resource ChampagneGuide.
Net, comes this groundbreaking guide to the modern wines of Champagne-a region that in recent years has undergone one of the most dramatic transformations in the wine-growing world. This luxurious box set includes a pullout tray with a complete set of seven vintage vineyard maps by Louis Larmat, a rare and indispensable resource that beautifully documents the region’s terroirs.
With extensive grower and vintner profiles, as well as a fascinating look at Champagne’s history and lore, Champagne explores this legendary wine as never before.
11. The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of That
Author: by Richard Betts
Published at: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Illustrated edition (October 15, 2013)
Richard Betts is one of fewer than two hundred master sommeliers in the world, but he’s no wine snob and he hates wine-speak. In the first book of its kind, he helps readers scratch and sniff their way to expertise by introducing the basic components of winethe fruits, the wood, the earthenabling anyone to discover the difference between a Syrah and a Sangiovese and get the glass they love every time.
Humorously illustrated, with 16 scents, this irresistible gift puts the fun back in wine fundamentals.
12. Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste
Author: by Bianca Bosker
Published at: Penguin Books (March 28, 2017)
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS’ PICKThrilling … [told] with gonzo lan … When the sommelier and blogger Madeline Puckette writes that this book is the Kitchen Confidential of the wine world, she’s not wrong, though Bill Buford’s Heat is probably a shade closer.
Jennifer Senior, The New York Times Professional journalist and amateur drinker Bianca Bosker didn’t know much about wineuntil she discovered an alternate universe where taste reigns supreme, a world of elite sommeliers who dedicate their lives to the pursuit of flavor.
Astounded by their fervor and seemingly superhuman sensory powers, she set out to uncover what drove their obsession, and whether she, too, could become a cork dork. With boundless curiosity, humor, and a healthy dose of skepticism, Bosker takes the reader inside underground tasting groups, exclusive New York City restaurants, California mass-market wine factories, and even a neuroscientist’s fMRI machine as she attempts to answer the most nagging question of all: what’s the big deal about wine?
13. What to Drink with What You Eat: The Definitive Guide to Pairing Food with Wine, Beer, Spirits, Coffee, Tea – Even Water – Based on Expert Advice from America's Best Sommeliers
Author: by Karen
Published at: Bulfinch; Illustrated edition (September 1, 2006)
Winner of the 2007 IACP Cookbook of the Year Award Winner of the 2007 IACP Cookbook Award for Best Book on Wine, Beer or Spirits Winner of the 2006 Georges Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year Award Winner of the 2006 Gourmand World Cookbook Award – U.S.
For Best Book on Matching Food and Wine Prepared by a James Beard Award-winning author team, “What to Drink with What You Eat” provides the most comprehensive guide to matching food and drink ever compiled-complete with practical advice from the best wine stewards and chefs in America.
70 full-color photos.
14. La Buvette: Recipes and Wine Notes from Paris
Author: by Camille Fourmont
Published at: Ten Speed Press (July 7, 2020)
The owner of a beloved Paris wine shop, bar, and caf shares the secrets of effortless French entertaining in this lushly photographed guide featuring 50 recipes for simple, grazing-style food. Camille shows us that keeping it simple, trying new wines, and making food that’s direct is all we need for a great experience.
Andrew Tarlow, owner of The Marlow CollectiveInspired by the stylish, intimate, and laid-back vibes of La Buvettea tiny wine shop that doubles as a bar and cafin Paris’s 11th Arrondissement, this guide to wine, food, and Parisian lifestyle unlocks the secrets to achieving that coveted je ne sais quoi style of entertaining, along with revealing the best of the City of Light.
La Buvette’s owner, Camille Fourmont, offers a look into the wine notes she uses to stock her shop and the incredible recipes she prepares in the shop’s miniscule kitchen space. She also introduces some of Paris’s best wine and food makers in intimate portraits.
Included are fifty recipes for easy and delicious snacks and full meals perfect for impromptu grazing-style entertainingwith plenty of winesuch as Camille’s famous Giant Beans with Citrus Zest; Pickled Egg with Furikake; Canned Sardines and Burnt Lemon; Baguette, Butter, and White Peach and Verbena Jam; and Crme Caramel.
15. The Sommelier's Cookbook: Recipes and Wine Pairings for Discerning Palates
Author: by Joanie Métivier
Published at: Rockridge Press (September 29, 2020)
A must-have cookbook and wine reference guide for every budding sommelier As every wine-lover knows, a great bottle of wine becomes sublime when paired with the right food, and the right pour can elevate the simplest of meals. With wine as with life, finding this kind of harmony can be tricky, but wine pairing isn’t kismetit’s knowledge.
All you need is the right guide in order to pair like a sommelier. Like an in-house sommelier, The Sommelier’s Cookbook will guide you to wine pairing bliss. First, learn what makes for a good pairing. Next, flip to extensive information on more than 60 wine types and blends, including beloved ones like Pinot Noir, trendy natural wines, and less-common wines like Assyrtiko.
Then, 75 easy recipes help you put this knowledge into action, with brunch, appetizers, and show-stopping main dishes. This guide to cooking and pairing wine like a sommelier includes: Meals and moreEnjoy 75 tasty recipes, including main dishes, snacks, appetizers, and desserts.
16. Wine For Dummies
Author: by Ed McCarthy
Published at: For Dummies; 7th edition (November 13, 2018)
Wine enthusiasts: raise a glass! The global wine market has expanded rapidly in the past few years and is forecasted to increase through 2019. Consumption, new wine styles, online wine purchasing, and a growing younger population of wine enthusiasts are all contributing factors.
In Wine For Dummies, the authorsboth recognized wine authorities and accredited Certified Wine Educatorsshare their expertise, revealing the latest on what’s in, what’s out, and what’s new in wine. Featuring information on both classic and cutting-edge wines, it’s packed with everything you need to hold your own in tasting rooms, shops, and beyond!
Includes updated information on navigating wine shops and selecting wines in restaurants Covers the latest expert advice on buying wine online thanks to the online retail boom Provides updated vintage charts and price guidelines Offers information on trends in wine, including packaging innovations such as wine in a can, kegs, and boxes Whether you’re a beginner or intermediate wine enthusiast, this is your no-nonsense guide to choosing wine, understanding wine lists, exploring new varieties, serving, sharing, and more!