'The perfect introduction to wine, Walls's book hits on all the essential topics, including how to taste, and food and wine matching' --Food and Travel, Aug 2012
'Writing a book about how to choose, taste and enjoy wine must take a certain amount of insight into the subject matter. So who better to write such an informative guide than Matt Walls, an award-winning taster and avid wine writer. He effortlessly guides us through how to buy, taste and drink appropriate wines - split between Old World and New World - culminating in a must-have title for any novice wine lover.' --Tandoori Magazine, September 2012
'An introductory wine guide helping the enthusiastic drinker find the best wines at affordable prices' --The Bookseller, Feb 2012
About the Author
Award-winning taster and avid wine writer Matt Walls helped set up, manage and buy the wines for the flagship store of The Sampler, a groundbreaking modern wine merchant in London where you can taste the wines before you buy. He holds the Wine & Spirit Education Trust Diploma (with Moët et Chandon Scholorship) and is a member of the Confraria del Cava. He judges at the International Wine Challenge and the International Wine & Spirit Competition and helps restaurants create exciting wine lists. You can read his blog at www.mattwalls.co.uk and follow him on Twitter @mattwallswine.