Rebel School Of Wine

A Visual Guide to Drinking with Confidence

by Tyler Balliet

On Sale: 05/07/2024

Rebel School Of Wine

A Visual Guide to Drinking with Confidence

by Tyler Balliet

On Sale: 05/07/2024


About the Book

An electric and visually stunning wine guide for the next generation of drinkers. This one-of-a-kind guide cuts through the snobbery to shine a light on every aspect of wine, including the nuance of making and fermenting wine, the different regions, and of course how to order, identify, drink, and enjoy wine.

From the entrepreneur behind traveling wine festival Wine Riot and interactive pop-up bar Rosé Mansion comes the most fun guide to wine you’ll ever read. Wine knowledge no longer gets to be gatekept by the older generation; Rebel School of Wine opens the floodgates and pops the Champagne for a new generation of drinkers. With beautiful illustrations, dynamic graphics, and all the information you could ever need on wine, this comprehensive guidebook will leave you with the confidence to order at even the most delicate of dinners or shop at the bougiest of wine stores.

Cheeky but also reliable, aspirational but inclusive, this book is easy to understand yet still filled with expert-level knowledge. It covers:

  • How wine is made; who makes it; and how to select a bottle you’ll like off the shelf
  • All the basics are there too, like the history, the different winemaking regions across the globe, and the flavor subtleties of different grapes and blends.
  • Modern concerns about wine, like how climate change plays a role in wine development, how capitalism has driven up the price per bottle, and how a new generation of winemakers are revolutionizing the market from top to bottom.

This is a new, fresh guide to wine, addressing contemporary questions and concerns in one beautiful package.

Critical Praise

“Tyler Balliet has done it again with another radically accessible take on wine education. Rebel School of Wine brings readers on a journey through the history of this iconic beverage that has been fascinating humankind for millennia. Tyler has so much fun doing it you may not even realize you’ve learned something along the way.” — JACQUELINE STRUM, president and publisher, Wine Enthusiast 

Rebel School of Wine impeccably balances technical clarity and accessibility, weaving intricate details about grape varieties, terroirs, and winemaking techniques into the narrative, ensuring that even novices can grasp the intricacies of the wine world.”  — JOEL BURT, cofounder and winemaker, Las Jaras Wines 

“Whether you are just getting curious about wine or are an experienced aficionado looking to take your understanding to the next level, you need this book. Tyler has always had an incredibly open, curious mind, fascinated by all aspects of the wine industry, with a boundless enthusiasm for putting everything in context.”  — MIA VAN DE WATER, Master Sommelier, partner at Gracious Hospitality Management (Cote Korean Steakhouse, Coqodaq) 

“I’m someone who is obsessed with the questions of who, what, why, and how as they relate to food. Tyler has done an excellent job at researching and explaining these questions when it comes to wine in a way that is fun and intriguing.”  — AARON HUTCHERSON, food writer and recipe developer, Washington Post 


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780358697251
  • ISBN 10: 0358697255
  • Imprint: Harvest
  • On Sale: 05/07/2024
  • Pages: 304
  • List Price:56.00 CAD
  • BISAC1 : COOKING / Beverages / Alcoholic / Wine
  • BISAC2 : COOKING / Beverages / Wine & Spirits
  • BISAC3 : COOKING / Beverages / General
  • BISAC4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Food Industry

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