Rocket science is complicated, wine doesn't have to be! With information presented in an easy, illustrated style, and chock-full of the fool-proof and reliable knowledge of a seasoned oenophile, Wine Isn't Rocket Science is the guide you always wished existed. From how grapes are grown, harvested and turned into wine, to judging the color, aroma, and taste of the world's most popular varietals, to understanding terroir and feeling confident ordering and serving wine at any occasion, this book explains it all in the simplest possible way. Every page, every piece of information, and every detail is illustrated in charming and informative four-color drawings that explain concepts at a glance. Includes detailed information on the following varietals (wine made from a particular grape) in the order in which they're presented in the book: White Chardonnay Sauvignon Blanc Chenin Gewürztraminer Viognier Semillon Riesling Marsanne Blend Rolle-Vermentino Muscat Pinot Grigio/Gris Pinot Blanc Muscadet Soave Albarino Torrontes Gruner Veltliner Assyrtiko Champagne Cava Prosecco Red Pinot Noir Cabernet-Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet-Franc Malbec Petit Verdot Bordeaux Blend Syrah Grenache Mourvedre Carignan Rhone/GSM Blend Gamay Nebbiolo Sangiovese Barbera Valpolicella Blend Aglianico Montepulciano Nero D'Avola Negroamaro Zinfandel Petit Sirah Carmenere Tempranillo Mencia Touriga Nacional Pinotage Blaufrankisch Lambrusco Rose Dessert Port Sherry Marsala Madeira Vin Santo Sauternes Tokaji Ice Wine About the Author Ophelie Neiman is the author of the wine blog Miss GlouGlou. Hosted on the LeMonde website, it's one of the most popular wine blogs in France. Wine Isn't Rocket Science is her first book and it has been translated into 11 languages. She lives in France.Yannis Varoutsikos is an illustrator and graphic designer. He is artistic director at Woll Beer and founder of the website Good Manners, which sells bags and accessories for men. He lives in France.