You re sitting at the head of the table when, suddenly, you see him approach. Your heart pounds, your pulse quickens and your stomach tightens. No, it s not the love of your life. It s the waiter with the wine list. As the evening s host, the honor of choosing a bottle falls to you. What do you do? With this fun and easy-to-read, what-to-do and how-to-do-it book on wine you ll never need to worry about that question again! The 60-Minute Wine MBA eliminates the intimidation factor for the wine novice and connoisseur alike a must-read for anyone wanting to know more about wine! What do you really need to know to master your understanding of wine? How to get over your intimidation of wine How to deal with wine in a restaurant/business setting How to describe and speak about it The difference in varietals and blends How to pair food and wine What part the vineyard plays in the wine Names, locations and pronunciations of the main wine regions Cheat Sheets on all of the above And, yes, you can learn this all in the next 60-minutes.
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Dynamic and entertaining, wine expert Roxanne Langer, will captivate you with stories from within the world of wine. As an insider, Langer has moved from the tasting rooms of Napa Valley to management positions in global wine sales, public relations and marketing, eventually occupying the executive director s office of a prestigious international winery association. Author of The 60-Minute Wine MBA book and program, Langer frequently provides keynotes and breakout sessions at corporate and industry events. As the president of WineFUNdamentals, Langer is called upon by meeting planners and CEOs to educate and entertain their constituents at conventions, board retreats and sales meetings. Langer has traveled through 24 countries within Europe, Asia and North America talking, teaching, researching and learning about wine, all the while enjoying the glamour and exhilaration of the international wine trade. A two-time graduate of the University of the Pacific, Langer wrote her Master s Thesis on Wine. She attended the University of Davis Community Education Wine Program and has obtained her Higher Certificate from the prestigious Wine & Spirit Trust of the United Kingdom. She is currently a wine instructor at Sierra Community College, Rocklin, California and in the wine/culinary department at the Art Institute, Sacramento. Langer resides with her husband and two children in the wine country of the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Believing that corporate responsibility begins with me, a percentage of WineFUNdamentals profits are donated to various charities including Global Strategies For HIV Prevention and The International Justice Mission.
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Book Description WineFUNdamentals, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11061540118X