Wine Folly

The Essential Guide to Wine

"The best introductory book on wine to come along in years" - Washington Post

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Discover New Wines

Wine is fun. It's complex, vibrant and meaningful. It should be a part of your life... and so should this book.

Geoff Kruth, Master Sommelier,

Navigate Wine Regions

A magically vivid wine guide for our information age - cuts through the complexity of wine like a Champagne saber

Mark Oldman, Author

Book Contents

  1. Wine Basics
  2. Tasting Wine
  3. Handling Wine
  4. Food & Wine Pairing
  5. Styles of Wine
    • Sparkling Wine
    • Light-Bodied White Wine
    • Full-Bodied White Wine
    • Aromatic White Wine
    • Rose Wine
    • Light-Bodied Red Wine
    • Medium-Bodied Red Wine
    • Full-Bodied Red Wine
    • Dessert Wine
  6. Wine Regions
    • Argentina
    • Australia
    • Austra
    • Chile
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • New Zealand
    • Portugal
    • Spain
    • South Africa
    • United States

With clever graphics, Madeline has created a wine navigator that effortlessly guides new wine lovers to a better understanding of the taste, origins and geography of wine.

Dr. Andrew L. Waterhouse, Professor of Enology, UC Davis

Madeline Puckette

A sommelier and visual designer whose electrifying infographics and congenial writing has garnered an enthusiastic following from wine beginner to expert.

Justin Hammack

Wine Folly's core visionary and technology strategist with an active interest in relationship modeling and future technologies. A passionate advocate for inclusive wine culture.

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