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- Geoff Kruth, Master Sommelier

WINE FOLLY the essential Guide To Wine

Simple answers to a modern wine lifestyle.

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“The best introductory book on wine to come along in years.”
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A magically vivid wine guide for our information age—cuts through the complexity of wine like a Champagne saber.
- Mark Oldman, Wine Expert, Oldman’s Guide to Outsmarting Wine

Explore 50+ Styles of Wine

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Simplify learning about wine with visual modeling and beautiful infographics.

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Advanced wine knowledge–minus the unnecessary pretense and confusing jargon.

Stylized wine maps help you make informed purchases to match your needs.

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Make your own ratings. Learn how to improve your sense of taste.

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Wine Folly

Essential Guide to Wine

The Essential Guide to Wine is packed with facts, sommelier tips, and infographics designed to simplify your wine lifestyle.

A book designed for anyone wanting to become confident with wine.

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Madeline Puckette

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

  • 40 Under 40, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, 2015–2016
  • Wine Blogger of the Year, Intl. Wine & Spirits Competition, 2013-2014

Justin Hammack

Justin Hammack is Wine Folly's core visionary with an avid interest in wine knowledge relationship modeling and internet technologies. A passionate advocate for inclusive wine culture.

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Errors & Omissions

Page 7:
85% required for New Zealand, South Africa and Australia single-varietal wine (not 75%)
Page 49:
36 months (not "36 years")
Page 77:
Péssac-Leognan (not "Pessac-Leognan")
Page 89:
Spätlese (not "Spâtlese")
Page 119:
Remove "Colline Pesaresi" from "Regional Wines" and replace with "Offida Rosso DOCG" at 85% minimum Montepulciano
Page 119:
Remove "Umbria" and "Torgiano" from "Regional Wines" (these designation only contain up to 10% Montepulciano)
Page 151:
Pinotage is the 4th most planted red grape in South Africa (not "most planted")
Page 151:
Abraham Perold (not Abraham Herold)
Page 157:
Change "glass type" to "oversize"
Page 187:
País is a red grape (shown as white)
Page 196:
Württemberg (not "Württemburg")
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