The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of That by Richard Betts

The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of That

byRichard BettsIllustratorWendy MacNaughtonContribution byCrystal English Sacca

Hardcover | October 15, 2013

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Richard Betts is one of fewer than two hundred master sommeliers in the world, but he's no wine snob and he hates wine-speak. In the first book of its kind, he helps readers scratch and sniff their way to expertise by introducing the basic components of wine-the fruits, the wood, the earth-enabling anyone to discover the difference between a Syrah and a Sangiovese and get the glass they love every time. Humorously illustrated, with&nbsp16 scents, this irresistible gift puts the fun back in wine fundamentals.

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RICHARD BETTS has been featured in the New York Times, Wine Spectator, Food & Wine, Outside, GQ, and Details, and speaks frequently on wine throughout the country. He is the founder of two wine companies, Betts & Scholl and Scarpetta, which have won top praise from leading wine publications. The founder and president of So...

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Title:The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of ThatFormat:HardcoverDimensions:22 pages, 8 × 10 × 0.73 inPublished:October 15, 2013Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0544005031

ISBN - 13:9780544005037

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Smart, fun, enlightening, and refreshingly free of snobbery ."- Real Simple "The master sommelier Richard Betts's clever new scratch-and-sniff book is likely to broaden the novice's appreciation of wine , explaining how aromas relate to different varietals? . A useful chart that ties bouquets to wines is tucked inside ."-Florence Fabricant for The New York Times " Fiendishly clever ."- Food & Wine "