This is a book about wine, Pure and Simple. It will arm you
with a little more wine confidence, knowledge, and enthusiasm.
Packed with user-friendly information and all the tricks you could
ever want to be able to say, "I know enough to know what I like."
Thirsty Work celebrates wine and all that goes into making
it and all who are involved in sharing it. Matt Skinner has a broad
background in teaching the subject of wine and is wine manager of
Jamie Oliver''s famous London restaurant, Fifteen. Based on the way
he teaches the subject of wine to his students he breaks down all
the key topics-from drinking, choosing, and tasting to the key red
and white grapes to where and how wine is made to the range of
soft, serious, and fizzy styles. And, his 24-hour faces of wine
features all the people who are involved in bringing wine to your
table. Serious but unpretentious, inspiring and fun, Skinner
presents his subject on a unique and personal level in everyday