Wine drinkers are becoming increasingly sophisticated and knowledgeable about wine and, as a result, much more inquisitive about the science of wine and the impact it has on our health.Wine Myths, Facts & Snobberies answers questions asked by the novice and experienced enophile alike.
Daniel Pambianchi, winery owner and author of the best-selling Techniques in Home Winemaking,uses short anecdotes with a dash of humour to present intriguing facts about wine—debunking wine myths along the way. Authoritative and entertaining, he covers winemaking, wine service, styles, faults, frauds, the health benefits of drinking wine, and other topics.
With today’s wine sales and consumption far outpacing those of beer and spirits, this is a must-have book for any wine lover.
About the author
Daniel Pambianchi is a well-known winemaking author, lecturer, consultant, and seasoned winemaker, both as an amateur and professional, having owned and operated a small commercial winery in Niagara Wine Country in Ontario, Canada. His bestselling book Techniques in Home Winemaking has become the go-to reference textbook by advanced amateurs and small-winery operators alike. His area of expertise is wine chemistry, in which he performs extensive studies in his wine analysis lab. He is a member of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture.