The New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more . Bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French . This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to apéritifs such as Kir and Lillet, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. And because the French can't imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David's witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond. Whether you have a trip to France booked and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, this rich and revealing guide will make you the toast of the town.
Dressed to Swill contains sixty original cocktail recipes inspired by style icons from the 20th century to today, including fashion designers, models, photographers, stylists, influencers, and more. Karl Lagerfeld's tipple is made for royalty: it's similar to a Kir Royale, but brings in the velvety flavors of raspberry and vanilla. The Kim Kardashian is sensuous, flavorful, and as unsubtly delicious as its subject. Lizzo's cocktail is a strawberry-rhubarb sparkler certain to fill you with joy. From Alexa Chung and Andre Leon Talley to Coco Chanel and RuPaul, there's a flavor to fit every mood, be it avant-garde, glamourous, rebellious, or little-black-dressy. Engaging biographies explore each person's contributions to the field of fashion, and the illustrations are sprinkled with fun details about their lives. In addition, readers can learn how to stock their bar with basic equipment, glassware, foundational spirits, and easy-to-source ingredients that can turn a basic drink into a runway-worthy libation. Perfect for birthdays, watch parties, girls' nights in-as well as for Instagram-this book makes finding the right cocktail as exciting and surprising as shopping for a pair of shoes to complete your look.
The world''s best-selling annual wine guide. Hugh Johnson''s Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 46th year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. This latest edition of Hugh Johnson''s Pocket Wine Book includes a color supplement: How Wine Ages (And Why), which covers questions such as whether aged wine is necessarily better wine and how to store wine to ensure it ages well. It provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. It reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson''s Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both.
JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER ;; * ;; The expanded wine guide from the creators of WineFolly.com, packed with new information for devotees and newbies alike. Wine Folly became a sensation for its inventive, easy-to-digest approach to learning about wine. Now in a new, expanded hardcover edition, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect guide for anyone looking to take his or her wine knowledge to the next level. Wine Folly: Magnum Edition includes: ;; * ;;more than 100 grapes and wines color-coded by style so you can easily find new wines you'll love; ;; * ;;a wine region explorer with detailed maps of the top wine regions, as well as up-and-coming areas such as Greece and Hungary; ;; * ;;wine labeling and classification 101 for wine countries such as France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and Austria; ;; * ;;an expanded food and wine pairing section; ;; * ;;a primer on acidity and tannin--so you can taste wine like a pro; ;; * ;;more essential tips to help you cut through the complexity of the wine world and become an expert. Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the must-have book for the millions of fans of WineFolly.com and for any budding oenophile who wants to boost his or her wine knowledge in a practical and fun way. It's the ultimate gift for any wine lover.
From the world's most respected wine critic, the essential guide to wine in 100 pages Wine is now one of the most popular drinks in the world. Many wine drinkers wish they knew more about it without having to understand every detail or go on a wine course. In The 24-Hour Wine Expert , Jancis Robinson shares her expertise with authority, wit and approachability. From the difference between red and white, to the shape of bottles and their labels, descriptions of taste, colour and smell, to pairing wine with food and the price-quality correlation, Robinson helps us make the most of this mysteriously delicious drink. Jancis Robinson has been called 'the most respected wine critic and journalist in the world' by Decanter magazine. In 1984 she was the first person outside the wine trade to qualify as a Master of Wine. The Financial Times wine writer, she is the author/editor of dozens of wine books, including Wine Grapes (Allen Lane), The Oxford Companion to Wine (OUP) and The World Atlas of Wine (Mitchell Beazley). Her award-winning website, www.JancisRobinson.com has subscribers in 100 countries.
This introduction to French wine helps demystify the names; places; grape varieties; and wine values, making buying and ordering wine, and even visiting vineyards a pleasure.
A fresh and authorative addition to the Bordeaux library. Brook is a wine writer whose restraint does not undermine his authority... He probes deeply and offers a clear-eyed look at 21st-century Bordeaux.>
De nouveaux horizons s'ouvrent aujourd'hui pour découvrir des vins de qualité ; à la Bourgogne, au Bordelais, à la vallée du Rhin s'ajoutent désormais l'Argentine, l'Australie, la Chine, le Canada, l'Inde et la Thaïlande, qui produisent aujourd'hui à des prix raisonnables. Ce guide constitue une aide indispensable pour se repérer dans la confusion des cépages. A chaque vin sa notice, toujours rédigée par un spécialiste reconnu pour choisir entre Chardonnay et Grenache : descriptions et notes de dégustation, suggestions d'associations prometteuses ou propositions de vins similaires. Le tout est accompagné d'images des caves et des vignobles.
In this gritty, eloquent memoir, James, who became America's youngest sommelier at twenty-one, talks about overcoming sexual assault and sexism as she built a career in the restaurant business . . . James grippingly discusses working at several high-end restaurants and wading through ugly swamps of unwanted advances and crude comments before finding a happy home at Michelin-starred Cote, where she is the beverage director. This is a captivating story of resilience from a sommelier who hustled hard to conquer her profession
In the book, 40 wines are presented, each with a distinct label and a matching story. The selection of wines does not focus on the vinification technique but on the labels of the bottles. What is striking, however, is the exceptionally high proportion of natural wines. It seems this group of winemakers (in some cases new to the profession) is paying more attention to how their products are presented to their customers. Yet Burp also includes a number of all-time classics that should not be missed essential not only in this book, but also in your wine cellar.
Raise a glass to the world''s most exciting modern and contemporary artists in this inspired cocktail book with over 50 tribute recipes.
Go on a boozy tour of art history with this collection of recipes for over 50 expertly crafted cocktails, each one a unique creation inspired by its namesake artist. Unwind with a refreshing tequila-watermelon Frida Kahlo. Spark some inspiration while sipping on a Salvador Dali. Or mix it up with a colorfully sweet Yayoi Kusama.
From painters to sculptors, photographers, and more, each artist profiled has a cocktail recipe that draws deeply from their life and work. Both art lovers and cocktail enthusiasts alike will love pouring over this collection of engaging stories and unique recipes. Inventive and deliciously fun, ART BOOZEL will give you a new appreciation for each of these inspiring artists.
INVENTIVE & FUN RECIPES: Each of these recipes draws from elements of the artist''s life and work in colorful ways that any cocktail enthusiast will enjoy; think tomato garnishes in the Andy Warhol, golden turmeric in the Gustav Klimt, and flower syrup in the Georgia O''Keeffe.
BESTSELLING TEAM: Jennifer Croll and Kelly Shami, the author and illustrator who brought you the wildly popular FREE THE TIPPLE, are back to deliver more of the colorful cocktail recipes and lush illustration that everyone loves.
PERFECT FOR ART LOVERS: Any level of art appreciator will enjoy pouring over the diverse biographies and engaging portraits, and will love creating drinks inspired by their favorite modern and contemporary artists.
Perfect for: mixology enthusiasts; art and art history lovers; museum and gallery visitors, especially visitors to SFMOMA, MoMA, and LACMA; readers of Punch, Bon Appetit, Saveur.
B>b>This is the definitive guide to sparkling wine today, complete with profiles of exemplary producers, bottle recommendations, colorful infographics, and illustrated guides./b>/b>br>br>Sparkling Wine for Modern Times considers sparkling wine traditions and offerings from around the world. This approachable book explores our perpetual fascination with sparkling wine and places each regional expression within the wider wine zeitgeist--from the radical grower revolution reshaping the highly conservative area of Champagne to Prosecco''s overnight transformation into a multi-million-dollar brand to the retro appeal of natural wine''s cult-hit pétillant;naturel to the next generation of "real wines" from Lambrusco, and beyond.br>br>The book covers the essential information for each growing region and highlights up-and-coming areas such as Jura in France, as well as can''t-miss trends including traditional-method Sicilian sparklers and Califorinian pét-nat.;For each region, renowned wine writer Zachary Sussman gives expert bottle recommendations to seek out--wines that truly capture the style and spirit of the place. Fun and informative illustrated timelines, color charts, and production-method breakdowns from illustrator Nick Hensley appear throughout for quick learning. For anyone who''s ever wondered why bubbles are confined to birthdays and holidays, Sparkling Wine for Modern Times is your go-to guide to enjoying sparkling wine all year long.