But you stress at reading a wine list, right? And it sounds like a different language when people talk about wine, doesn’t it?
That’s how wine columnist Len Napolitano felt as a self-conscious wine amateur until he cut through a web of peculiar wine terminology and complex subjects and transitioned into a practical wine professional. Now, in this informative and entertaining new book, Nose, Legs, Body! Know Wine Like The Back of Your Hand, Napolitano builds confidence in wine beginners by fitting a bounty of useful information into 50 concise answers to popular wine questions and concluding each chapter with enlightening, hands-on wine tasting exercises to do at home.
As you begin to understand wine and appreciate its potential to complement so much in life, you open new possibilities for joyful experiences in socializing, dining, and everyday living. From learning the basics in wine to discovering the how’s and why’s of a great wine, your confidence will grow in talking about wine and choosing it in any situation.
Nose, Legs, Body! helps you:
Strengthen your 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 your wine and food pairing experiences
Learn wine subtleties through experiential instruction inside each chapter
Len Napolitano, wineologist from 2003 to 2011 on TV’s Fine Living Network (now Cooking Channel), guides you in taking your first steps in wine—essential steps to exploring, learning, and tasting. With sincerity and whimsy, Len examines a broad range of wine subjects as you gain new, practical knowledge of wine. Chapters are organized according to meaningful subjects wine lovers want to know, explained in an informal, question-and-answer format.
Nose, Legs, Body! is perfect for social wine drinkers, businesspeople who entertain wine-savvy clients, cooking hobbyists, and food service professionals. It's also for anyone transitioning from a beer or martini as their beverage of choice to a crisp pinot grigio or robust cabernet sauvignon.
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 wine list with confidence!