Heard it Through the Grapevine

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Mitchell Beazley, 2008 - Wine - 176 pages
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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.

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Matt Skinner hails from Melbourne, Australia. In 2002 he was invited by Jamie Oliver to head-up wine at "Fifteen" in London and teach the subject to its students. Matt has put pen to paper for publications such as Wine, Wine X, Delicious, Decanter, and GQ. He reports on wine for Australian Radio Broadcaster 3RR, is wine editor of jamieoliver.com, and is a regular on the popular TV programme Saturday Cooks, and on Food Uncut and Great Food Live on the UK Food Chanel. Matt lives, works, and plays in London.

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