From the world-renowned sommelier Aldo Sohm, a dynamic, essential wine guide for a new generation
ALDO SOHM is the James Beard Award-winning wine director of Le Bernardin and a partner in the eponymous Aldo Sohm Wine Bar. Sohm was named Best Sommelier in the World in 2008 by the Worldwide Sommelier Association, Best Sommelier in America in 2007 by the American Sommelier Association, and Best Sommelier of Austria four times by the Austrian Sommelier Union. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. CHRISTINE MUHLKE is a contributing editor at Bon Appetit, the founder of Bureau X food consultancy, and the creator of the newsletter Xtine. She has authored cookbooks with Eric Ripert, David Kinch, and Eric Werner.
"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
"A meal at Le Bernardin is always an incredible experience, especially with Aldo's expert knowledge and effortless charm! It can be intimidating to choose wine, but with Wine Simple we can all feel like world-class sommeliers."--Chrissy Teigen "Whoever thinks wine is all about snobbery and intricate complexity should open this book! In less than 300 pages, Aldo Sohm manages to open the doors of this universe with wit, fun, and great pedagogy. A perfect, personal beginner's guide by a legend in our industry, Wine Simple will surely be the bedside book for a new generation of wine lovers."--Pascaline Lepeltier, Master Sommelier and managing partner, Racines NY "I always feel so at ease drinking wine with Aldo. While he is a renowned sommelier, he always helps me learn and listen to the wine, and this book will make you fall in love with wine again."--Jose Andres, chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup "This is undoubtedly the best introduction to wine that I've ever encountered. I wish I'd had access to a book like this when I was beginning my journey as a wine lover. Aldo Sohm makes oenophilia fun without making it dumb, proving yet again that he is one of the world's greatest sommeliers--which is to say, a great teacher."--Jay McInerney