Judgment of Paris

Judgment of

The only reporter present at the mythic Paris Tasting of 1976—a blind tasting where a panel of esteemed French judges chose upstart California wines over France’s best—for the first time introduces the eccentric American winemakers and records the tremendous aftershocks of this historic event that changed forever the world of wine.The Paris Tasting of 1976 will forever be remembered as the landmark event that transformed the wine industry. At this legendary contest—a blind tasting—a panel of top French wine experts shocked the industry by choosing unknown California wines over France’s best. George M. Taber, the only reporter present, recounts this seminal contest and its far-reaching effects, focusing on three gifted unknowns behind the winning wines: a college lecturer, a real estate lawyer, and a Yugoslavian immigrant. With unique access to the main players and a contagious passion for his subject, Taber renders this historic event and its tremendous aftershocks—repositioning the industry and sparking a golden age for viticulture across the globe. With an eclectic cast of characters and magnificent settings, Judgment of Paris is an illuminating tale and a story of the entrepreneurial spirit of the new world conquering the old.

  • Brand: Taber, George M.
  • ASIN: 0743297326

Truly Napa Valley: The Experience Guide

Truly Napa Valley: The Experience

Wine tasting in Napa Valley often means a crowded, standing-room-only tasting bar. With Truly Napa Valley, travelers can discover wineries that offer something more, including incredible vistas, magnificent estates, ATV vineyard tours, eclectic art collections or just a down-home conversation around the kitchen table. Dog-friendly and picnic-friendly wineries are easily identified too. Truly Napa Valley also includes world-class restaurants, scenic back roads, charming downtowns, trails, and non-wine diversions. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy trails geared toward dog-walking, biking, hiking and horseback riding. Wine neophytes will appreciate detailed wine tasting tips and a concise Napa Valley primer. A comprehensive listing of non-wine diversions offers a balance of culture and entertainment. Experience the heart and soul of Napa Valley. Truly Napa Valley, The Experience Guide showcases the very best Napa Valley has to offer. Created by full-time traveler Sharon Pieniak, Truly Napa Valley features beautiful photography, up-to-date information and personal tips only an embedded traveler could share. 

  • ASIN: 0997380608

A touching memoir by Laura Grace Barrett that looks back on her family's life at Chateau Montelena, one of the premier wineries in the United States. The book, designed by Chin Music Press, contains intimate accounts of how the Barretts moved into the Montelena castle in Calistoga and turned it into an award-winning winery. Oenophiles won't want to miss Ms. Barrett's account of the 1976 Paris Tasting, when Montelena's Chardonnay won a blind tasting and became the first American wine honored by the French. The book is filled with family memorabilia, recipes and Ms. Barrett's artwork. It's an inspiring book that will appeal to anyone bold enough to try to make their dreams a reality.

  • ASIN: 0988769336

Simple Modern Spirit Wine Bundle - 2 12oz Wine Tumbler Glasses with Lids & 1 Wine Bottle - Vacuum Insulated 18/8 Stainless Steel Pattern: Ocean Quartz

Simple Modern Spirit Wine Bundle - 2 12oz

The Simple Modern Spirit Wine Tumbler is made from double walled, vacuum insulated stainless steel, keeping your wine or cocktail cold for hours. The cup comes with a clear, plastic, press-in lid.

  • Color: Pattern: Ocean Quartz
  • Brand: Simple Modern
  • ASIN: B07K81CDXY
  • UPC: 191719039082

Schott Zwiesel Tritan Crystal Glass Pure Stemware Collection Sauvignon Blanc/Rose/Tasting, White Wine Glass, 13.8-Ounce, Set of 6

Schott Zwiesel Tritan Crystal Glass Pure Stemware Collection

Schott Zwiesel, the famed German producer of "the best crystal glassware" has been a leader in innovation, style and technology for more than 100 years. The company has many firsts to its Credit, including the first fully automated Product of glass blown glass stemware. In the 1990's, as the glass industry struggled with the environmental issues of lead and other heavy metals in crystal, the company was the first glassmaker to produce lead-free crystal glass of superb quality and brilliance. Schott Zwiesel created Tritan crystal in 2001 by adding titanium oxide and zirconium oxide to develop "the world's best crystal glass". Tritan crystal is 100% dishwasher safe-it will not etch, Cloud or discolor for the life of the glass. Tritan resists the damages of daily use-breakage, chipping and scratching. Tritan is thermal shock resistant. Tritan is one of the most clear and brilliant crystal, capable of conducting, refracting and transferring light more than any other crystal. Tritan tempers the rim, the bowl and stem joint and the foot edge for added strength against chipping and breakage. All glasses manufactured by Schott Zwiesel are cut with our patented laser technology for a smooth thin, elegant edge. All stemware products are seamless after manufacturing; no unsightly seams rema...

  • Color: Sauvignon Blanc
  • Brand: Schott Zwiesel
  • ASIN: B00284AIV2
  • UPC: 646292124125

The One Wine Glass - Perfectly Designed Shaped Wine Glasses For All White Wines By Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson, Premium Set Of 2 Lead Free Crystal Glasses, Break Resistant White Wine Glasses

The One Wine Glass - Perfectly Designed Shaped

This beautiful set of 2 white wine glass shape is designed by Master Sommelier, wine educator and TV host Andrea Robinson. Designed to optimize all white wine types and grapes, THE ONE beats the performance of grape specific glasses in blind, professional taste test comparisons. THE ONE white wine specific bowl is smaller than THE ONE glass for red wines to preserve white wines' delicacy and chill, holding a perfect 6 oz at the widest part. Each white wine glass measures 8.5 inches tall and 3.78 inches wide, holding a total of 15.5 ounces to the rim. The rim is thin and designed to enhances the wine tasting experience. Our unique pulled-stem technology creates a single-piece design confers both elegance and durability. Equal in quality to the most advertised grape specific crystal glasses with superior durability and value for the money. An entire cabinet full of grape-specific shapes is no match for the wine-enhancement of THE ONE shape. With THE ONE, save all that money and space for your wine! Stylish 2-pack box with handle makes it great for personal and corporate gifting. The 2 sizes together set a gorgeous table for wine tasting or dining.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: The One
  • ASIN: B01LW5IO3G
  • UPC: 183018000061

Riedel VINUM Chablis/Chardonnay Glasses, Pay for 6 get 8

Riedel VINUM Chablis/Chardonnay Glasses, Pay for 6 get

This Riedel Vinum Chablis/Chardonnay stemware set is an amazing value at 8 glasses for the price of 6. The glasses in this set of eight were specifically designed to bring balance and harmony into medium bodied, crisp white wines such as chardonnay, semillion, and chablis. The design of the bowl directs the wine to the area of the palate that will highlight the rich fruit while balancing its moderate acidity. Each glass stands 7-3/4 inches high. Riedel is the world's premier manufacturer of wine glasses. Made of lead crystal, the Vinum series of glasses are Riedel's most popular series, and were the first machine-made wine glasses to be developed uniquely for each type of wine. Since their introduction in 1986, these wine glasses have had a large influence on the wine culture, and wine lovers around the globe.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Riedel
  • ASIN: B002Y09D98
  • UPC: 632868916058

Guzzle Buddy Wine Bottle Glass 16 Oz, It Turns Your Bottle of Wine Into Your Wine Glass-The Original, As seen on Shark Tank -015

Guzzle Buddy Wine Bottle Glass 16 Oz, It

The 16 oz. Guzzle Buddy wine bottle glasses made from borosilicate glass and uses a 100% silicone sleeve that screws gently into most bottles to provide a perfect seal. No spills and no mess. Pouring wine is such a chore! simply screw the glass into your favorite bottle. Aerate, pour and drink in one easy step. It makes drinking from the bottle classy... or just plain fun! because who wants those "looks of judgment"?

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Guzzle Buddy
  • ASIN: B07HXWTP6V

Libbey Vineyard Reserve 12-Piece Wine Glass Party Set for Chardonnay and Merlot/Bordeaux

Libbey Vineyard Reserve 12-Piece Wine Glass Party Set

Dreaming of the Tuscan riviera? Bring your dream to your front porch with the Vineyard Reserve set. The Chardonnay glasses will help your white wines' light, subtle tastes come to life, while the taller, wider Merlot Bordeaux glasses emphasize the bold spiciness your red wines boast. Your party guests will boast, too - they'll rave over the classy, modern look and hold of your whole matching set, while you humbly mull over your well-sipped glass. After all, your very own vineyard is just a daydream away.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Libbey
  • ASIN: B01ESOCN0S
  • UPC: 031009624157

Schott Zwiesel Tritan Crystal Glass Cru Classic Stemware Collection Chardonnay White Wine Glass, 13.8-Ounce, Set of 6

Schott Zwiesel Tritan Crystal Glass Cru Classic Stemware

Schott Zwiesel Cru Classic Crystal Schott Zwiesel – The world’s best crystal glassBuilt on a 130-year tradition of the finest German glassmaking, Schott Zwiesel is the most durable, most beautifully designed and best-manufactured glassware on the market. Completely lead-free and manufactured using the most environmentally sensitive technology available, Schott Zwiesel crystal glass is the leading choice among wine connoisseurs the world over. Its sculpted bowls and finely edged rims enhance the fullest appreciation of every vintage. Schott Zwiesel crystal glass has added titanium for strength and added zirconium for crystal clarity, making it dishwasher safe for years of enjoyment. The elegant designs match every taste and cover the full spectrum of beverages. For any occasion, for everyday or when serving company, Schott Zwiesel crystal glass is sure to impress. Schott Zwiesel Forte Crystal About Fortessa Tableware Solutions, LLC Fortessa Tableware Solutions, LLC. is a leading designer, developer, and marketer of quality tableware for high-end restaurants and hotels globally, as well as for the luxury consumer market.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Schott Zwiesel
  • ASIN: B00284AKAG
  • UPC: 646292145687

The Original Vacu Vin Wine Saver with 2 Vacuum Stoppers and 2 Wine Servers - Stainless Steel

The Original Vacu Vin Wine Saver with 2

The original Vacu VIn wine Saver was the first of many patented Vacu VIn inventions and the first of its kind on the market. Vacu VIn’ has revolutionized the wine preservation process. It is now used in over 35 million households and more than 80 countries throughout the world. The Vacu VIn wine Saver extracts the air from an opened wine bottle and re-seals it using a rubber stopper. The airtight Vacuum inhibits the oxidation process that is responsible for the deterioration of wine. The Vacuum is created by placing a stopper into the neck of the opened bottle and pumping It until you hear the patented "click". The "click indicates" When a sufficient airtight environment has been established. Simply pull stopper to break seal and remove, pour your favorite wine when ready to enjoy, reinsert stopper and remove air to seal again. Reusable stoppers last for years. Hand wash only. Not suitable for sparkling wines. Vacu VIn was established in 1986 in delft, the Netherlands. For over 30 years This family-owned company has evolved into the leading brand within the housewares industry, offering an array of barware accessories and kitchen gadgets that are characterized by their quality and innovative functionality. Vacu vin’s Product portfolio also includes award-winning wine Coolers,...

  • Color: Stainless
  • Brand: Vacu Vin
  • ASIN: B000H8BEDC
  • UPC: 084256064931

Riedel O Wine Tumbler Chardonnay/Viognier, Set of 2

Riedel O Wine Tumbler Chardonnay/Viognier, Set of

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Riedel
  • ASIN: B00018HQAI
  • UPC: 735533916534

Libbey Signature Westbury 12-Piece Wine Glass Party Set for Red and White Wines

Libbey Signature Westbury 12-Piece Wine Glass Party Set

The dishwasher-safe Libbey Signature Westbury 12-piece Wine Glass Party Set, comprising both red and white wine glasses, possesses unprecedented levels of clarity and resilience. Its striking height is just the beginning. The glass’s stable foot supports its smooth and slender pulled stem, broadly spherical bowl, and finely honed rim. Celebrate This! with Glassware from Liberia you’ve ever sipped from a glass, odds are you’ve already met Libbey. We rank as the top glassware manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest tableware suppliers in the world. As the runaway leader, we are setting new standards for stability, strength, and growth opportunity. We believe every occasion — big and small — is an opportunity to celebrate life.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Libbey
  • ASIN: B07BMHVPNX
  • UPC: 031009661152

Riedel Wine Series Oaked Chardonnay Glass, Set of 2

Riedel Wine Series Oaked Chardonnay Glass, Set of

Crafted from premium lead-free glass, Riedel's Wine Series is an attractive and functional line of wineglasses, featuring the most popular bowl shapes of the more expensive Vinum collection. The glasses are machine-made in Europe by renowned glassmakers and feature a faceted stem with tiered decorations at the top and base. The thin rims are cut and polished so that wine flows smoothly onto the palate, and the bowl shapes emphasize bouquet. This set of two glasses is designed to highlight the flavors and aromas of white wines such as Chardonnay, Montrachet, White Burgundy.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Riedel
  • ASIN: B002YT8G9W

Riedel Veritas Chardonnay Wine Glasses, Set of 2, Clear

Riedel Veritas Chardonnay Wine Glasses, Set of 2,

The unadorned machine-made Viognier and Chardonnay glass of the light-weight glass collection RIEDEL Veritas distinguishes lighter, finer and being suitable for long term daily use at home. The classic RIEDEL shape allows young wines to express all their invigorating freshness, while more mature wines are encouraged to deliver the nutty, spicy, mineral flavors. This glass is designed that the low acidity is delivered in a way that sets off the alcohol and rich flavors of the wine, highlighting its velvety, supple texture, emphasizing the fruit and ensuring a long, balanced finish. RIEDEL VERITAS combines the charm of a handmade glass with the consistent accuracy only a machine made glass can achieve. All RIEDEL glasses are dishwasher safe.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Riedel
  • ASIN: B00KMNFJCO
  • UPC: 056308406440
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