Wine Uncorked

Wine Uncorked

My guide to the world of wine


How to select wine for its taste, not its packaging or its price.

Knowing the difference between all those bottles on the supermarket shelves will double the pleasure you get from a glass of wine and, with Fred Sirieix as your guide, you'll discover how to get the flavour you want.

In Wine Uncorked, Fred decants a career's worth of expertise, revealing how everything from percentage to vintage impacts what ends up in your glass, how to decipher a label and the optimum temperatures for serving. He then takes you on a tour of the regions, showing you how the landscape and climate work their magic on the wine produced around the world, highlighting key producers to suit all budgets along the way.

If you have ever said, 'I wish I knew more about wine,' this is the book for you.

About the author

Fred Sirieix

Fred Sirieix is a maître d' with a passion for all things food and wine. He trained and worked at some of the most celebrated restaurants in both France and London and was the general manager at Galvin at Windows for 14 years. He fronts Channel 4's First Dates and has presented a number of programmes including Remarkable Places to Eat and Step Up to the Plate, as well as appearing alongside Gordon Ramsay and Gino D'Acampo in Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip. Fred studied wine at the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is the official wine ambassador for Marks & Spencer.
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