Many of us would like to improve our skills and knowledge when it comes to wine, and there's tons of advice out there to help us; a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes. But who's got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from the rubbish? What we need are failsafe short cuts to knowing our Chablis from our Blue Nun, and how to identify what we like and why."The Laid-back Wine Guide" is the indispensable tool for working out what's what in the world of wine, without pretentiousness or pomp. Packed with down-to-earth, simple and effective advice, "The Laid-back Wine Guide" will help readers make the best selection in wine, whatever the occasion, budget or tastes. We have selected the very best ideas from our database of expert ideas and stripped them down to the absolute essentials to create the fantastic new "52 Brilliant Little Ideas" series and ensure that "The Laid-back Wine Guide" is compact, inspiring to read and fantastic value. It is simply brilliant.
Giles Kime is Deputy Editor of Homes & Gardens magazine. From 1992 to 1995 he was editor of Decanter magazine, one of the world's leading specialist wine titles. From 2001-2004 he wrote the wine column for The Sunday Telegraph, to which he now contributes wine recommendations. Giles is also the author of Secrets of wine (978 1 904902 08 9) and the forthcoming Decorate to speculate (978 1 905940 39 4), both available in the 52 Brilliant Ideas series.