If you’ve ever been intimidated by wine, this is the book for you. Wine Simple takes all of the guesswork out of choosing and enjoying wine. Written by world-renowned sommelier Aldo Sohm, it’s packed with straightforward advice and easy-to-follow instructions that will have you confidently selecting wines to suit your palate in no time. Along with tips on how to store, pour, and pair wine with food, there are concise assessments of over 200 varietals from around the globe–so whether you’re exploring Italian Pinot Grigios or Chilean Merlots, you’ll be able to find a bottle (or twenty) that’s right up your alley.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for wine neophytes, who want to learn about wines from around the globe and how best to enjoy them. It’s written by Aldo Sohm, a world-renowned sommelier, so it provides trustworthy advice on what varietals you’ll love and how to store, pour, and pair wine with food.
- The book is easy to read and follow.
- It has a comprehensive list of wine varietals from all over the world.
- The author is a renown sommelier, so his advice is trustworthy.
- Some of the information may be outdated (e.g., certain wine types that are no longer popular)
- May be difficult to find in bookstores
Learn more about the author
Aldo Sohm is the acclaimed sommelier at New York City’s Le Bernardin, where he presides over a wine list that has been honored with three prestigious James Beard Awards. Widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts on wine, Sohm offers accessible advice and easy-to-follow instructions in Wine Simple.
“I am not a wine drinker but this book really opened my eyes to the different types of wine and how to enjoy them. I would definitely recommend it for people who are new to wine or just want to learn more about it.”
“I really loved this book! I am by no means a wine expert, but Aldo’s writing was so approachable and easy to understand that it made the experience of learning about wine fun. The descriptions of different wines and regions were engaging and his tips on how to pair wine with food were invaluable. This is definitely my go-to resource for all things vino from now on!”
“Aldo Sohm, one of the most respected wine experts in the world and winner of Best sommelier in North America award shares his wisdom on all things vino–in a way that is simple enough for beginners, yet interesting enough for even seasoned oenophiles. From how to swirl and sniff a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon to food pairing dos and don’ts, Wine Simple has got you covered.”
“Wine Simple is an approachable and concise guide to wine from Aldo Sohm, world-renowned sommelier. This guide takes all of the guesswork out of choosing and enjoying wine for anyone intimidated by this drink. Packed with straightforward advice and easy-to-follow instructions, readers will be able to confidently select wines that suit their palate in no time.”