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Heard it Through the Grapevine: The Things You Should Know to Enjoy Wine
     

Heard it Through the Grapevine: The Things You Should Know to Enjoy Wine

by Matt Skinner, Chris Terry (Photographer)
 

A guide for anyone who enjoys drinking wine but panics when they find themselves standing in a wine aisle, faced with a vast expanse of bottles.

Matt Skinner shares his passion and enthusiasm, guiding you through the basics of buying, drinking, storing and, most importantly, enjoying wine. Divided into chapters on shopping, drinking, eating and sleeping, this

Overview

A guide for anyone who enjoys drinking wine but panics when they find themselves standing in a wine aisle, faced with a vast expanse of bottles.

Matt Skinner shares his passion and enthusiasm, guiding you through the basics of buying, drinking, storing and, most importantly, enjoying wine. Divided into chapters on shopping, drinking, eating and sleeping, this book covers everything you need to know about wine, from making sense of wine labels and understanding vintages to ordering wine questions, and many more. His refreshingly relaxed style is easy to read and understand, and his invaluable advice will arm you with knowledge for wine that will impress your friends and have you walking down that wine aisle with confidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845334833
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.70(d)

Meet the Author

Matt Skinner, branded "London's funkiest sommelier," left his native Australia in 2002 to head up wine at Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant in London. Gifted with the refreshing knack of making wine simple, he has been teaching and writing about wine with his trademark passion and enthusiasm ever since. Matt lives, works and plays in Melbourne along with wife Carly and daughter Indi.

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