can seem daunting. It should be fun and not complicated or mysterious.
This book is written for wine lovers from beginners to professionals. It was
created to gently assist the reader through all the stages of enjoying wine.
The author answers all the "why" questions about wine. The "wonders" are
easily explained by a logical and scientific approach. These explanations
and illustrations prepare the way so that the reader can smoothly move on to
the next level.
• Do we need some special talent for wine tasting? -> No. -> Just lots
of wine tasting.
• Why does sunshine matter? -> Because it is the most important factor
in judging the appearance of wine. - > We have to look at the appearance
• How should we describe the age? -> This book offers many examples and
The author takes the reader in hand to naturally learn the basic parts of
wine tasting and further, to be able to express the taste in "wine" terms.
"Scientific approach" might sound a bit serious but it really is not. It
simply means a consistent and methodical approach.We overlay our logical
explanation with a sensory understanding about wine. This book was very
carefully conceived and designed to assist the reader in understanding ideas
and what we "feel"; our senses. By displaying color samples, graphic charts
and pictures, the author's way of sensing wine’s characteristics are easily
This is a truly unique book both because of its approach and its "sensory"
focus on tasting wine.
＊ Images of all the various factors that make up the aroma > from herbs
• Charts and graphics - > Sensory and holistic understanding of wine by
pictures, illustrations, charts and graphs.
• High definition photographs of various famous wines in the glass as
they appear in actual wine tasting. -> Proprietary photographic technique
used to express the detailed color differences between wines.
The author is a world class sommelier representing his country in the "World
Best Sommelier Competition". His book offers a totally unique scientific and
sensory approach to the study of wine. Produced as an encyclopedic wine
handbook suited to repeated reading and viewing.