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The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine

Laurie Forster

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ISBN 10: 0981730809 / ISBN 13: 9780981730806
Published by TWC Press, 2008
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Title: The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine

Publisher: TWC Press

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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Do you know how to:
* Get a broken cork out of the bottle?
* Remove that red wine stain from your white sofa
* Open a champagne bottle without putting someone s eye out
* Read a wine list as long as the New York city phonebook?

You may not, but Laurie Forster does. In The Sipping Point she reveals the real essentials of wine . . .

In The Sipping Point, find out how to:
* Order wine when you re out to dinner
* Simplify food pairings
* Handle awkward wine moments
* Bounce back the morning after and more!

With over 125 pages of wine essentials, beautiful color photos and inspirational wine quotes this book is perfect for your wet bar, kitchen or library where you ll refer to it over and over again. The Sipping Point not only contains the basics but also secrets that wine professionals use to taste, buy and enjoy wine with ease. This is a great gift for any wine lover on your list . . .

About the Author:

After a successful career in software sales, Laurie decided she was ready for a life change. Through working with a life coach, Laurie began to realize that her biggest passions wine and people could be parlayed into a new career. In 2002, she began her wine career in Manhattan where she studied with the American Sommelier Association to obtain her certificate in Viticulture and Vinification. Laurie also trained at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley and later became a member of the Society of Wine Educators.

Concurrently, she trained as a life coach with Coach U, the leading global provider of coach training programs and is presently a member of the International Coaching Federation. Laurie is also dedicated to furthering her learning about wine by going to its source. She s a worldly wine professional whose extensive travels include visiting wineries and vineyards in Australia, New Zealand, Italy, California, Maryland, Virginia, Oregon and New York.

As The Wine Coach(R), Laurie creates unique corporate team building events, group tasting seminars and culinary tours. She is dedicated to demystifying wine one glass at a time, helping build successful teams as well as ensuring that everyone has an inspiring time at her events. Her seminars introduce would-be oenophiles to the enchanting world of wine, while inspiring them to explore their own personal development goals, passions and purpose. She s a sparkling presenter, highly skilled at engaging every wine lover from beginners to wine enthusiasts.

Laurie is a regular contributor to What s Up Annapolis Magazine, Grapevine Magazine, and other fine publications. She is a sought after guest expert on radio stations across the country and her weekly radio show Something to Wine About(R) can be heard on WCEI 96.7 FM and WBAL 1090 AM. Laurie is also serving as national spokesperson for the Pour on The Joy campaign sponsored by Lindemans(R) Wines where she is helping people increase their happiness by making the wine-joy connection.

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