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The Seven Essential Wine Words

There's a world of words to describe wine, but only seven you need to know to understand it.

 

Wine is one of the most written about beverages in our history, with dictionaries dedicated solely to the words and phrases used to describe it in the ever-expanding world of self-professed wine connoisseurs. Now, the "great demystifier of wine” (Booklist), highly acclaimed wine expert Matt Kramer, explains in a lucid, accessible and conversational style that there are only seven words that you really need to remember to enjoy wine with anyone.

Matt Kramer is one of the world's most distinguished and insightful writers on wine and writer of the classic book Making Sense of Wine. The multi-published author is also a regular contributor to Wine Spectator.