Another Very Good Year To Learn About Wine

Another Very Good Year To Learn About Wine

by Herald van der Linde

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Another Very Good Year To Learn About Wine by Herald van der Linde

The Flying Dutchman and the Mad Englishman have known each other for more than 15 years. During that time the Flying Dutchman has learnt a lot about wine
recently earning a diploma from WSET (kind of a CFA for wine, and the entry-
level qualification for becoming a Master of Wine - for which the only
financial industry equivalent must be having a multi-billion dollar fund named
after you!). He now spends some of his spare time teaching wine to sommeliers
and other wine experts for Berry Bros in Hong Kong.

During that same time, the Mad Englishman drank a lot of beer and developed
a bit of a belly in the process. In 2012, they started sending each other emails in the hope that a little knowledge would help convert the Englishman from beer to Bordeaux in the hope that his belly will disappear. At the end of 2012, they published this collection of emails here:

In 2013, they started again...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940045482882
Publisher: Herald van der Linde
Publication date: 12/02/2013
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 189,107
File size: 233 KB

About the Author

Herald van der Linde, also known as “The Flying Dutchman” and Michael Gilmore are old friends. While Michael had spent his time building a beer gut, Herald had spent his not just working through Asia’s financial markets, but had also become a wine expert, earning a teaching diploma from the WSET, and running courses for the highly respected Berry Bros and Rudd around Asia in his spare time.If anyone could teach Michael about wine, in an intelligent but unpretentious way, it would have to be Herald. So they began exchanging emails, gradually copying in friends, some colleagues and clients, people they met in bars around the world – and anyone else who wanted to learn along.

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