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Description - A First Course in Wine by Dan Amatuzzi

Whether you enjoy the occasional glass of wine or you like to have one every night with dinner, Dan Amatuzzi's A First Course in Wine will provide you with everything you need to know about how to smell, taste, and enjoy fine wines. With stunning imagery and helpful diagrams throughout, you'll learn:-the science behind winemaking-how to interpret wine labels without stress-how to identify flavors in your wine-how to pair wines with foods-what to look for on restaurant wine lists-glossary of terms and a pronunciation guide-detailed information about vineyards and moreLife is too short for wine you won't enjoy. Once you've taken this first course, you will read your restaurant's wine list with confidence and browse through the wine selection at your store with the knowledge that you're going to walk home with the perfect wine in hand. Dan Amatuzzi was the wine director at Mario Batali's OTTO before he became Eataly's beverage director. He studied wine production in Florence and was chosen to Zagat's inaugural class of New York's rising 30 under 30 culinary stars.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781937994136
ISBN-10: 1937994139
Format: Hardback
(267mm x 216mm x 25mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Race Point Publishing
Publisher: Race Point Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dan Amatuzzi

Following a semester in Florence studying wine production, Dan entered the hospitality industry in New York City.His first job was polishing wine glasses at Mario Batali's flagship restaurant, Babbo.Since that time, Dan was sommelier at Del Posto in New York City before becoming wine director at Mario Batali's OTTO.He is currently the beverage director at Eataly, where he manages the wine program and teaches classes at Eataly's education center, La Scuola.His website, www.wineforthestudent.com, is based on wine and spirits education, featuring interviews with winemakers and regional grape descriptions.In 2011, Das was chosen to Zagat's inaugural class of New York's rising 30 under 30 culinary stars.He has an MBA degree from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU and currently lives in Manhattan.Following a semester in Florence studying wine production, Dan entered the hospitality industry in New York City.His first job was polishing wine glasses at Mario Batali's flagship restaurant, Babbo.Since that time, Dan was sommelier at Del Posto in New York City before becoming wine director at Mario Batali's OTTO.He is currently the beverage director at Eataly, where he manages the wine program and teaches classes at Eataly's education center, La Scuola.His website, www.wineforthestudent.com, is based on wine and spirits education, featuring interviews with winemakers and regional grape descriptions.In 2011, Das was chosen to Zagat's inaugural class of New York's rising 30 under 30 culinary stars.He has an MBA degree from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU and currently lives in Manhattan.Voted to Forbes 30 under 30 Food and Wine Professionals 2013 USA.

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