Nose, Legs, Body! Know Wine Like The Back of Your Hand
Do you stress when the wine list is handed to you—and guess at wine purchases?
Do you enjoy cooking and entertaining, but not sure which wine to serve?
Are you in the food service industry and hesitant to answer wine questions?
Relax. This book is for you. Take your first steps into wine with Len Napolitano, wineologist on TV’s Fine Living Network (now Cooking Channel). Len cuts through a web of wine terms and subjects and welcomes you to the world of wine.
Increase your wine intelligence with Nose, Legs, Body!
·Stimulate conversation using your wine knowledge
·Impress guests with your wine selections and food pairings
·Picture yourself scanning that restaurant wine list with confidence!
With sincerity and whimsy, Len relates his transition from self-conscious amateur to practical professional as he unravels wine in an informal, question-and-answer format. Nose, Legs, Body! gives you tools to build a foundation in wine, including fun winetasting exercises to do at home.
You will learn:
Why organic wine is not the same as wine made from organically-grown grapes
Why white wine is served chilled and red wine isn't (Actually, one red wine is served slightly chilled—it’s Beaujolais, from France!)
Which red wine satisfies the white-wine-only drinker—and why (Hint: It also pairs perfectly with grilled salmon!)
How to interpret a wine's nose, legs and body. And much more!
PRAISE FOR LEN NAPOLITANO'S WEEKLY WINE COLUMN
"Every week when the new magazines arrive at the winery, I turn to page 10 and read your article. It is well written and, for folks like me, very helpful." --Ron Franklin; Sonoma, CA
"Thank you very much for your article...it helped me understand wine sediment better than my text!" --Shannon Noren; Dayton, OH
With four out of five wine drinkers saying they want to learn more about wine, this timely and practical guide opens novices to new possibilities for joyful experiences in socializing, dining, and everyday living with wine. From learning the simple steps to sizing up a wine to discovering the how’s and why’s of a great wine, Nose, Legs, Body! helps wine beginners:
Strengthen their passion for wine by knowing its most pertinent terms, processes, and styles
Gain confidence in making wine selections, whether at restaurants, stores, or online
Improve their wine and food pairing experiences
Learn wine subtleties through experiential instruction inside each chapter
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Available July 2013. To pre-order, click Buy Now. All books purchased through this website will be signed by the author.
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