For the thousands of people who know nothing about wine and want to rectify that swiftly and painlessly, Mark Oldman--the Naked Chef of wine--is here to help with the kind of information readers can use right now:
- Australian Shiraz is the most instantly likable red under $15
- Drink slightly sweet wine with spicy food >
- Judge a wine shop by whether it has homemade shelf signs
- Don’t store unopened wine in the refrigerator for more than a week
Loaded with his personal recommendations--including the top 100 wines less than $15--Oldman’s Guide also includes the wine picks of an eclectic mix of collectors, from Le Cirque owner Sirio Maccioni to Morley Safer of 60 Minutes. This is a wine guide like no other and is sure to be savored by anyone who wants their wine without the attitude.