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California Wine For Dummies, Mini Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-04252-6
64 pages
December 2010
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A tasteful guide for California wine novices and connoisseurs alike

California accounts for a large percentage of the total U.S. wine production — about two of every three bottles sold. This handy guide presents the latest information on California wines and the regions where they are produced, including Napa and Sonoma Valleys, Santa Barbara, and Monterey.

Open the book and find:

  • The areas where wine is produced in California

  • Recommened wineries in Napa and Sonoma valleys

  • An introduction to the wines south of San Francisco, including Monterey

  • A glimpse into the wines of Santa Barbara and the rest of California

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: California Dreamin’.

Chapter 2: The North Coast.

Chapter 3: The Sierra Foothills and the North-Central Coast.

Chapter 4: The South-Central Coast and the Rest of California.

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Author Information

Ed McCarthy, Certified Wine Educator, is a regular contributor to Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Journal. Mary Ewing-Mulligan, Master of Wine, is President of the International Wine Center in New York. They have coauthored six wine books in the For Dummies series.

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