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4.0 out of 5 stars Good, simplified approach to wine
After the huge success of Jamie Oliver in taking advanced cooking down to earth and explaining the joy of food in a language the rest of us understand (something great chefs have failed at for years), it was inevitable that we'd see one on wine as well. Matt Skinner has worked as a sommelier for Jamie Oliver for many years, and his writing style is very akin to his...
Published on 16 Feb 2010 by Thomas Jensen

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2.0 out of 5 stars No substance, but maybe a stocking filler.
I am a food and wine lecturer at a catering college so I was quite looking forward to the Matt Skinner book, and how it might be a good introduction to the complicated world of wine, but in reality Thirsty Work is a bit thin on substance. I have to agree with a couple of the other reviews here in that this book seems to be designed to launch Matt at as TV 'wine star'...
Published on 25 Oct 2005

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5.0 out of 5 stars Skinner makes wine simple and sexy!, 7 Oct 2005
This review is from: Thirsty Work (Mitchell Beazley Drink) (Hardcover)
I love this book! Not only is it shot beautifully, but Matt Skinner has made choosing wine a joyous adventure. I found the book to be highly informative and set out in a really funky and accessible style. His passion and knowledge of wine and all it's varietals is far beyond his years. This book should be a staple on coffee tables around the country and the world. Well done Matt!
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