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The World's Shortest Wine Book: 21 Ways To Get More Out Of A Bottle Of Wine [Kindle Edition]

Simon Woods
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Book Description

First of all, you should know what The World’s Shortest Wine Book is NOT…

It’s NOT a worthy textbook containing more information than anyone normal could ever need.
It’s NOT a banal go-and-buy-this-without-using-your-brain guide.
And it’s NOT a book recommending wines that you either can’t find or can’t afford.

Not that award-winning author Simon Woods has anything against those types of book. It’s just that he wanted to write something for normal people, as in those who enjoy wine but aren’t too precious about it.

So in this guide to 21 ways to get more out of a bottle of wine, among other things you’ll discover:

  • What is the Punk Rock of wine

  • When & why you should keep red wine in the fridge

  • The ins-and-outs of Five + One

  • Why more wine merchants should be like Julian

  • What the Village People, Tom & Jerry and Sausages have to do with wine...

In a few short seconds you could be on your way to discovering why Simon gives fortified wines the thumbs-up and special offers the thumbs down. And what cold tea and cola have to teach you about wine.

Shoe-horning all that information and more besides into the 21 chapters wasn’t easy but Simon Woods has managed it.

“Simon’s writing style is lively, interesting and balanced. He’s jokey without being forced, and critical without being an iconoclast. Best of all, he talks good sense” – Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak.

To read more good sense - and give your wine life a major boost - just click ‘Buy Now’ above.


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 854 KB
  • Print Length: 66 pages
  • Publisher: Simon Woods (6 Nov. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #313,039 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Wine Consultant, Author and Speaker Simon Woods has won awards for his writing, his website and his can-can dancing. While he spits out most of the many thousands of wines he tastes each year, he does confess to swallowing a few of them.

When he's not visiting vineyards or hosting one of the dozens of tastings he conducts each year, he can be found at home in Saddleworth in the north of England with his wife & two children.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Pearls of wisdom! 6 Jun. 2014
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Simon Woods is one of the most entertaining and relevant wine commentators around and this mini book contains some gems. Learn and laugh!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Don't be fooled by the lack of girth 26 Jan. 2014
By Howard
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What a great little book. it's very well written and easy to understand, no lofty or wine snobbery language. Simon Woods has captured in very simple terms what enjoying wine is all about. A refreshing change from all the typically heavy tomes of wine buff elitism.
I love it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Witty and helpful 14 Jan. 2014
By Colette
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Beautifully written, informative and good fun - what's not to like? Great practical tips - looking forward to part 2!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Take the fear out of it 24 Dec. 2013
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Sensible, informative and very entertaining. Should be read by anyone cowed by 'cork dorks'. If only all wine merchants were like 'Julian'...
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