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Wine Subject Guide

A pathfinder designed to educate people about wine.

World Wide Web Resources


“A community-based resource all about wine. Connoisseurs share information on the history and making of wine, a glossary of wine terms (along with a pronunciation guide), recipes, product reviews and more for the wine enthusiast.”


This database of citations to primarily paper-based publications emphasizes "authoritative information on wine, wine making and grape growing, including the business, technology and history associated with wine. Our coverage is worldwide with a special emphasis on California." Includes the California Wine History Files, an index of citations for 1849 through 1999 by noted California wine historian Charles Sullivan. Maintained by Wine Librarian Bo Simons of the Sonoma County (California) Library.

Wine Intro

“An Internet guide for making and drinking wine, with feature articles, Website links, and discussion forums. Topics covered include festivals & tastings, winemaking, wine merchants, grapes, glassware, and wine clubs.”

Wine Lovers Page

One of the largest wine appreciation sites on the Internet, this site offers articles, hints and forums on all issues relating to wine.  The site is searchable and features an extensive archive.

Print Resources


Parker, Robert M. Parker's wine buyer's guide New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c2002. Call # R 641.2 PA

Wine spectator's ultimate guide to buying wine New York, NY : Wine Spectator Press ; Philadelphia, PA : Distributed by Running Press, c1996. Call # R 663.2 WI
*earlier editions available for circulation*

Non Fiction

Andrea Robinson's wine buying guide for everyone New York, NY : Broadway Books, c2007. Call # 641.22 AN

Fletcher, Janet Cheese & wine : a guide to selecting, pairing, and enjoying San Francisco, CA, c2007. Call # 641.373 FL

Goldfinger, Tedd and Nicholson, Lynn F. The wine lover's healthy weight loss plan : 100 recipes that let you enjoy the health benefits of your favorite wine New York, NY : McGraw - Hill, c2006. Call # 613.25 GO

Grumdahl, Dara Moskowitz Drink this : wine made simple New York, NY : Ballantine Books, c2009. Call # 641.22 GR

Immer, Andrea Everyday dining with wine New York, NY : Broadway Books, c2004. Call # 641.22 IM

Kramer, Matt Making sense of wine Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, c2003. Call # 641.22 KR

MacNeil, Karen The wine bible New York, NY : Workman Pub., c2001. Call # 641.22 MA

Maroon, Joseph C. The longevity factor : how resveratrol and red wine activate genes for a longer and healthier life New York, NY : Atria Books, c2009. Call # 613.2 MA

McCarthy, Ed Wine for dummies Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Publishing, c2003. Call # 641.22 MC

Osborne, Lawrence The accidental connoisseur : an irreverent journey through the wine world New York, NY : North Point Press, c2004. Call # 641.22 OS

Parker, Jr., Robert M. Parker's wine bargains : the world's best wine values under $25 New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, c2009. Call # 641.22 PA

Patterson, Tim Home winemaking for dummies Etobicoke, Ont : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, c2010. Call # 641.8 PA

Peragine, Jr., John N. The complete guide to making your own wine at home : everything you need to know explained simply Ocala, FL : Atlantic Pub. Group, c2010. Call # 641.872 PE

Robinson, Jancis How to taste : a guide to enjoying wine New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c2000. Call # 641.2 RO

Schrager, Lee South Beach Wine & Food Festival cookbook New York, NY : Clarkson Potter, c2010. Call # 641.5975 SC

Wine enthusiast magazine essential buying guide Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, c2006. Call # 641.22 WI

Zraly, Kevin Windows on the World complete wine course New York, NY : Sterling Pub., c2005. Call # 641.22 ZR


Crosby, Ellen The merlot murders : a wine country mystery New York, NY : Scribner, c2006. Call # F CRO

Harris, Joanne Blackberry wine : a novel New York, NY : William Morrow, c2000. Call # F HAR

King, Peter Dying on the vine : a further adventure of the gourmet detective New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, c1998. Call # F KIN

Mayle, Peter A good year New York, NY : Alfred A. Knopf, c2004. Call # F MAY


Bon Appetit
The Monthly magazine of food & wine

Educational Videos

Mondovino [videorecording] United States : Velocity Home Entertainment, [c2005]. Call # DVD 663.2 MON

Wine for the confused [videorecording] Port Washington, NY : Koch Vision Entertainment, c2005. Call # DVD 641.22 WIN

Wine for dummies [videorecording] New York, NY : Razor & Tie, c2005. Call # DVD 663.2 WIN

Wineworks [videorecording] Platypus Productions, Inc., c2002. Call # DVD 663.2 WI
*series also available on VHS*

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