Each spring signals excitement and anticipation among grape growers around the world as they prepare for a bountiful harvest and great new wines. Richard Hinkle shares his knowledge of the different varieties from aperitif to dessert wines and every red and white in between. You'll find all the key answers to your questions on tasting, creating a cellar and, more importantly, how to stock it. Find out why certain aromas like fruits, nuts, spices, breads and even leathers or suedes can create rich, intense, and sweet flavors. Hinkle also provides helpful tips on stemware, table setting, and wine and food pairings.And for those that want even more, find tips about wines from around the world, including Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, and the United States, as well as travel to local spots like the Napa Valley and Sonoma. So drink up, enjoy, and let you next experience be invigorating and fun!