The Master Guide


James Beard award-winning wine book. This visual reference guide, uses infographics and illustrations to simplify the complex topics of wine. Learn regions, wines, and how to pair wine and food.

Perfect for…

  • Learning wine the fun way
  • Starting your wine journey
  • Obtaining a solid understanding of wine fundamentals
  • Gaining practical wine knowledge instantly



  • Hardback: 320 pages (full color)
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.5 x 1.0 inches
  • Weight: 2.2 lbs (997 grams)
  • Publisher: Avery (September 25, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0525533893

Learn the Language of Wine

WINNER! 2019 James Beard Awards - beverage book

If you love wine then you deserve to know more about it. Since the first edition, we rebuilt Wine Folly from the ground up – with over 2x the content. This is your quick reference guide to wine, whether you’re just getting started or an industry professional.

The Magnum Edition

  • Actionable techniques on how to taste and develop your palate.
  • Tools and exercises to fundamentally grasp the concepts of pairing food and wine.
  • A more complete reference guide including 100 wine profiles, 35 regional wine maps, 246 regional wine profiles, hundreds of wine terms and classifications, and much, much more.

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