|Author||: Michael Gibson|
|Publisher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Total Pages||: 480|
|Rating||: 4/5 (181 Downloads)|
Download or read book The Sommelier Prep Course written by Michael Gibson and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2010-04-20 with total page 480 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A comprehensive, must-have guide to beverage service including wine, beer, and spirits The Sommelier Prep Course is the ultimate resource for any aspiring sommelier, bartender, or serious wine lover. It includes sections on viniculture and viticulture, Old World and New World wines, beer and other fermented beverages, and all varieties of spirits. Review questions, key terms, a pronunciation guide, maps, and even sample wine labels provide invaluable test prep information for acing the major sommelier certification exams. For each type of beverage, author Michael Gibson covers the essential history, manufacturing information, varieties available, and tasting and pairing information. He also includes sections on service, storage, and wine list preparation for a full understanding of every aspect of beverage service. An ideal test prep resource for anyone studying for certification by The Court of Master Sommeliers, The Society of Wine Educators, or The International Sommelier Guild An excellent introduction to wine and beverages for bartenders, beverage enthusiasts, and students Based on education materials developed by the author for his culinary and hospitality students at the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale With concise, accessible information from an expert sommelier, this is the most complete guide available to all the wines, beers, and spirits of the world.