Wine on Tuesdays: Be a Serious Wine Drinker without Taking Wine Too Seriously

Wine on Tuesdays: Be a Serious Wine Drinker without Taking Wine Too Seriously

by Debra Gordon, Keith Gordon


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Wine on Tuesdays focuses on the basics of wine so readers can feel comfortable buying, ordering, and drinking it, and on helping readers relax around wine and integrate it into everyday life.

Americans have uncorked a new enthusiasm for wine. For the generations of Americans who want wine to be a regular part of their lives, Wine on Tuesdays eschews the esoteric language of oenology for practical guidance, humorously written from the perspective of wine lovers rather than wine pedants. Wine on Tuesdays doesn't focus on number ratings, "big names," or five different ways to describe the taste of a Cabernet. Instead, it guides wine novices and experts alike through the basics of enjoying wine-from developing a palate to understanding food pairings-so that a once-in-awhile indulgence becomes a regularly rewarding pursuit.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401604189
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 08/05/2008
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Debra Gordon is an award-winning journalist and freelance writer who authored The Complete Idiot's Guide to Type 2 Diabetes and contributed to more than a dozen consumer-oriented health books. Debra's work focuses on health and medicine, which is part of the reason she became involved in wine writing. She has written for Wine Enthusiast, Wines and Vines, and the now-defunct Wine Adventures magazine, and writes a bi-monthly column for the Daily Press newspaper, based in Newport News, Va., with a circulation of more than 100,000.

Keith Gordon, PhD, earns his living as a pharmaceutical marketing consultant, but spends his spare time (and some work time) researching, buying, and drinking wine. He and Debra write the Wine on Tuesdays blog (

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