Kevin Zraly is an American wine educator and the founder of the Windows on the World Wine School, who has been described as America’s most famous and. The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is simply the bestselling wine book in the United States—it’s a classic. And this new edition contains an. Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course (revised & updated edition). New York: Sterling Epicure, I don’t know if Kevin.

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Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

Any Condition Any Condition. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. You may also like. Published September 28th by Sterling first published December 31st Aug 09, Jay McNair rated it liked it. Excellent guide to wines from around the world. But I gather his self-conducted wine course came to the end of its long and successful road last night in Manhattan.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. See all 21 brand new listings. I have plotted out a series of personal tastings over the next 8 weeks using Kevin’s book as a framework. Please try again later.

You’ll feel like some kind of an expert after savoring this book. This is most understandable because it would take several volumes and more than in auther to cover such a vast subject.

It is lacking in depth in some places, i found the italy and spain segments to be unfairly cursory, but to be fair they are head-achingly complex zraoy that’s what the extended reading is for. Still, if you worlv to learn wines this is a great place to start. I just completed my L1 Sommelier certification and this book is really helpful at laying down the basics for anyone who wants to learn more about wine.


Wine is changing so fast that it is hard to keep up and impossible to be really completebut this edition does a good job in both respects. It mixes litlle blurbs of interest in the margins that add to an overall enjoyment of the book.

It’s a fine book, well organized and packed with information. Becoming skilled at something generally takes 10 years of practice, but I think that I’ll manage to enjoy this. Twitter Facebook Email Print Reddit. Congratulations to Kevin Zraly on his achievements, awards, and contributions to wine in America. Trivia About Windows on the Wo Windows on the Wine World Zraly was instrumental in getting the wine beat going here in the United States through his work at the Windows on the World restaurant in New York and his high-impact teaching at the Windows on the World Wine School.

The quizzes help structure the learning well, and they go fairly far in depth. Zraly seems to be coming from the attitude that there is a correct and an incorrect in understanding wine, a rigidity that I do not personally value.

Completing this must-have guide are notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, a directory of resources, and a glossary of select terms. His knowledge coupled with this book made the class a “tipsy” pleasure windlws smile. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Being a sommelier with numerous wine books in my collection, I was hesitant to add another entry level book to my repertoire.

kvein Completing this must-have volume are notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, a directory of resources, and a glossary of select terms. I was recommended this book for the Sommelier exam which I am aiming to take in a few months. The contents were also complete and helpful.

For example, in the section on Australia, the main white grape varieties have Merlot listed but the section on Aussie reds has Semillon. I would buy it again even without the links but I rated them only 4 stars because of the missing material online.


A good balance of easy reading with detailed information. I’m hoping the publisher sees this review and gets them fixed so readers can watch wkndows videos.

As a wine student, I liked having it as a resource and study aide, but it was also a really enjoyable read. Knowing the basics of regions and types of grapes makes everything so much easier.

Read more Read less. Excellent book for an intermediate-level wine enthusiast. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Where some books seem to be written for rzaly WSET exam prep classes, Zraly aims to prepare his students for real world exams — choosing and enjoying wines at restaurants and shops. A great introduction to the world of wine and a whole lot more.

It covers red and white wines, champagne, sherry and port.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Completing this must-have guide are notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, a directory of resources, and a glossary of select terms. There is no information on China, a important developing wine region with volume surpassing Germany and Chile, but it is same for most other wine books.

Sep 21, Kara rated it it was amazing Shelves: Last one Free shipping.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. He gives you context. I recommend this for anyone really getting into wine, beyond just being a beginner.

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