Welcome to Wine

Welcome to Wine

An Illustrated Guide to All You Really Need to Know

Madelyne Meyer


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The world of wine, right at your fingertips
Even growing up in a family that’s been in the wine business for five generations, Madelyne Meyer knows what it’s like to struggle to understand even the basics about wine. In Welcome to Wine, she pairs her hard-won expert knowledge with 200 witty, whimsical illustrations that make all the essentials crystal clear:

  • The art of wine tasting
  • Glass shape and serving temperature made simple
  • Flavor profiles and grape varieties
  • Foolproof food pairings
  • How and where wines are made
  • "Terroir" and more terms demystified
  • Suggested wines for gift-giving, date night, and more.


Madelyne Meyer:
Madelyne Meyer is the marketing manager for the Wine Cellars of Aarau—her family’s business for five generations. A certified wine specialist, she studied at the INSEEC Wine and Spirits Institute in Bordeaux. She lives in Switzerland.