Aldo Sohm is one of the most respected sommeliers in the world. His passion for wine started when he was 19, visiting a vineyard in Italy.
Many years later, Aldo have been awarded M. Chapoutier prize for the Best Sommelier of Les Grandes Tables du Monde in 2019 and Wine Spectator’s Grand Award for Le Bernardin’s restaurant wine program in 2021.
Aldo’s debut book, Wine Simple, co-authored by Christine Muhlke, summarizes his vast experience and knowledge of wines. The book contains a lot of smart infographics and illustrations, it reveals the depth of authors’ knowledge and encourages the readers to learn more about wine. What is more important, the book gives examples of opinions and teaches its readers to form their own.
The essential guide begins with the fundamentals of wine in easy-to-absorb hits of information and pragmatic, everyday tips. The book’s tone of voice is friendly, it advises and engages the reader into a warm and enriching dialogue.
Sohm teaches you how to take your wine knowledge to the next level and evolve your wine memory, including techniques on building a “flavor library. The book gives a cheat sheet to good (and great) vintages , tips on troubleshooting tricky wines , and for the daring, even how to saber a bottle of Champagne.
This visual, user-friendly approach will inspire readers to have the confidence, curiosity, and enthusiasm to taste smarter, drink boldly, and dive fearlessly headfirst into the exciting world of wine.
From the world-renowned sommelier Aldo Sohm, a dynamic, essential wine guide for a new generation.
“If you’ve ever felt like you ought to be smart about wine, this is the book. Aldo makes wine approachable and never dumbed down.”—Madeline Puckette, co-founder of Wine Folly.