The World of Wine and Food: A Guide to Varieties, Tastes, History, and Pairings (Hardcover)
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Pairing the right wine with the foods we love can be tricky. Most people go by what they think they know or what they read in magazines or online. Here, Don Philpott takes an international approach to understanding wine, wine varieties, and the foods they pair with best. Accessible and clear, it will appeal to novices as well as true oenophiles.
About the Author
Don Philpott has written about - and thoroughly enjoyed - wine and food for 50 years. He is author of over 200 books including The Vineyards of France, The Wine Drinkers Almanac, Burgundy and Beaujolais, and many other titles on wine, food and travel. For many years he was food and drinks correspondent of the Press Association, the UK national news agency, travelling the world writing about wine and food. For six years he wrote a nationally syndicated wine column and for three years wrote the 'My Favorite Restaurant' column in Caterer and Hotelkeeper magazine in which he invited scores of celebrities out to lunch or dinner at their favorite restaurants to talk about wine and food. He has written about wine and food for leading publications in the UK and U.S. and was a founding member of the British Academy of Gastronomes. His travels have taken him to all the world's major wine producing regions.
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