The Everyday Guide to Wine

Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
Categories: Home & Garden, Food & Wine
4.7 out of 5 stars (56 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Every time you open a bottle of wine, you embark on a journey through a world of sensations. Yet for all its pleasurable qualities, wine can be bewildering in its mystery and complexity. 

Unlocking the secrets of wine is the key to heightening your appreciation of this rewarding experience. Whether you’re a novice looking to master the basics, an enthusiast who tours vineyards, or something in between, there’s no better way to learn about wine than from a wine expert. 

The Everyday Guide to Wine brings this rare opportunity right into your home with 24 engaging lectures delivered by acclaimed Master of Wine Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan - one of only 26 Americans to hold this coveted title. In her interactive, accessible course she gives you all the knowledge and tips you need to improve your ability to try, buy, talk about, and, most of all, enjoy wine. 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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  • 02-13-20

Please do more wine education!

I'm a Somm and I enjoy geeking out to audiobooks like this. It's also better than the videos since I can listen to it at my preferred speed. This has a lot for beginners and good reminders for everyone else. Grateful to have this as a resource and "quickie" reminder. The topics are surface skimmed, but enough to inspire a deeper dive of exploring on ones own. Note: some of the info is out of date (ie sparkling dosage percentages to classifications).

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Very educational and entertaining.

The narrator is amazing and gives lots of good tips. the attachment to this is wonderful. this is one of the best Great Courses I've taken.

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Great resource

A great guide to understanding wine from around the world. I recommend trying the wines on the list with friends to share the experience and knowledge.

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Enjoyable & informative

This course was an excellent introduction to the world of wine, and the presenter was both knowledgeable and entertaining. The structure of the course was intriguing as well, for this is one that you not only can read about in the accompanying materials, but you can also participate by acquiring the suggested wines and tasting along with the teacher. I also appreciated the world wide introduction, pointing out Excellent resources from many cultures and regions.

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this guide must be revisited on a regular basis!

Jennifer, I miss you already! your guide to wine is delightful and well balanced, just like a great wine! can't wait to read it again! Cheers!

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Good info

Very good review on wine but speaker has a very squeaky voice which to me is off-putting

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