Oldman's Guide to Outsmarting Wine

108 Ingenious Shortcuts to Navigate the World of Wine with Confidence and Style

Mark Oldman - Author

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ISBN 9780142004920 | 384 pages | 07 Dec 2004 | Penguin | 7.44 x 9.13in | 18 - AND UP
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An unpretentious, fun-to-read, aggressively practical, and refreshingly candid guide to wine

For the thousands of people who know nothing about wine and want to rectify that swiftly and painlessly, Mark Oldman—the “Naked Chef” of wine—is here to help with the kind of information readers can use right now:
• Australian Shiraz is the most instantly likable red under $15
• Drink slightly sweet wine with spicy food
• Judge a wine shop by whether it has homemade shelf signs
• Don’t store unopened wine in the refrigerator for more than a week

Loaded with his personal recommendations—including the top 100 wines less than $15—Oldman’s Guide also includes the wine picks of an eclectic mix of collectors, from Le Cirque owner Sirio Maccioni to Morley Safer of 60 Minutes. This is a wine guide like no other and is sure to be savored by anyone who wants their wine without the attitude.

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