Planning or starting on a trip to the wine country? Planning a wine tasting event or party? Whether you’re headed to Napa and Sonoma in California, checking out wineries in your own neck of the woods, or wanting to talk intelligently with your wine smart friends, this book is for you. How is it different than every other book about wine? It’s in plain-speak!
Andy Hyman, winery guide extraordinaire, de-mystifies the vocabulary and seemingly inscrutable rituals of wine appreciation. At last, someone who writes like the rest of us talk!
Among other things, you’ll quickly find out:
• What to expect and ask for in wineries
• How wine gets from vine to bottle
• How to understand what a wine label can tell you
• How to get your wine purchases home from out of town
• How to match foods with specific wines, including cheese & chocolate pairings
Andy Hyman, has combined his passion for teaching with his excitement about wine. As a tour guide in the Napa and Sonoma wine country he has had the pleasure of ushering thousands of wine tasters through hundreds of wineries.
Andy has been involved in education issues for 22 year in Marin county as a volunteer and school board member. He has been a teacher, entrepreneur and business manager. He has been featured in U.S. News and World Report, Sonoma Magazine, The Press Democrat, North Bay Biz and the Marin Independent Journal.
Become wine-smart in one day!