What are the best books on wine? You have to drink as much wine as possible … Just kidding! It is much healthier to drink in moderation and read about it a lot. We give you the best wine books below.

The best ever written books about wine

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Wine of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About WineAuthor
Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master GuideJustin Hammack and Madeline Puckette
Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to WineJustin Hammack and Madeline Puckette
Wine Simple. A Totally Approachable Guide from a World-Class SommelierAldo Sohm and Christine Muhlke
Wine A Tasting Course: From Grape to Glass Marnie Old
The Wine Bible Karen MacNeil
The New Wine RulesJon Bonné
Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think and Drink Like the World’s Top Wine ProfessionalsJordan Mackay and Rajat Parr
hampagne: The essential guide to the wines, producers, and terroirs of the iconic regionPeter Liem
Wine for Normal People: A Guide for Real People Who Like Wine, but Not the Snobbery That Goes with It (Wine Tasting Book, Gift for Wine Lover) Elizabeth Schneider
Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and FlavoursJulia Harding and Jose Vouillamoz

The recently updated top 10 list: the best books about wine

Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide

If you want to learn about wine, then we suggest getting this book written by Madeline Puckette. It tells you about different grapes, wine regions, wine labels, and how to pair what wine with what type of food.

Wine from Grape to Glass

This book is more about the growing process of the grapes and how wine is made. Different stages are discussed, and the second part of the book helps you discover different wine countries. We especially like the maps and tours in ‘Wine from Grape to Glass’.

The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of That 

Wow, this is a unique book on wine. You can scratch and sniff 16 different wine scents in this guide, and it will teach you, in a fun way, what differences there are between wines.

Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: Revised & Updated / 35th Edition

With almost 500 pages inside this book, this is a complete beginners’ guide on wine. We understand why there is a 35th edition of Kevin Zraly’s wine course book, because it will teach you the basics and so much more.

Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine

Selecting the right wine for a dinner party and every course that you have prepared carefully can be tricky. Learn what profiles go well together with certain foods, and try out some of the practical tips when you are ready to serve the wine.

Wine for Beginners: The Ultimate Wine Book on Tasting, Varietals and So Much More

If you go to the shop to buy wine for yourself, it can be hard to make those first choices. You learn quickly what you like and don’t like, but this book will help you understand what characteristics can help you decide for future wine tastings.

9000 Years of Wine: A World History

The history of wine is an interesting one, and in ‘9,000 Years of Wine’ you will read all about it. It also highlights some of today’s wine industry and how tourists specifically want to visit a certain country or region for its exquisite wines.

The Wine Bible

Would you like to really know more about wine than just saying that you like it? Find out what is on wine labels, what makes a wine great, and what bottles of wine are recommended in ‘The Wine Bible’.

Wine for Normal People: A Guide for Real People Who Like Wine, but Not the Snobbery That Goes with It (Wine Tasting Book, Gift for Wine Lover) 

Do you turn away many times you hear others talk about wine because they sound snobby? Then we think this book written by Elizabeth Schneider is more up your alley. The vocabulary is more down-to-earth and you will feel more comfortable discussing wines after reading this guide.

Wine Taster’s Guide: Drink and Learn with 30 Wine Tastings 

In our opinion this is a great book if you are into organizing your first wine tasting, or if you want develop your knowledge about wines by tasting them without your group of friends being present. It teaches you all about aroma, flavor, wine regions and how to pair wine with food.

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