"Smart, fun, enlightening, and refreshingly free of snobbery."
"The master sommelier Richard Betts’s clever new scratch-and-sniff book is likely to broaden the novice’s appreciation of wine, explaining how aromas relate to different varietals.... A useful chart that ties bouquets to wines is tucked inside."
—Florence Fabricant for The New York Times
—Food & Wine
This book is not what I expected. It is a "sniff and scratch" book but the scents are not wines, they are "ingredients" of wines, like pear, flowers, peaches, dill,... Read morePublished 2 days ago by NYNM
Scratch and sniff areas aren't representative of actual scents but the book is good otherwise.Published 4 days ago by 3D
I bought this gift as a birthday present for my fiancé after we watched the Netflix documentary "Somm" (about Sommeliers), which we both really loved (and which I... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Lou
I think the idea is brilliant, the format unique, but found the execution wanting. For a book purportedly to offer a "scratch & sniff guide to becoming a wine expert"... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Amazon Customer
disappointing. very superficial 'guide' and unnatural smells. (yes, I'm picky with smells, but any wannabe sommelier would be.)Published 21 days ago by C
Fun and clever, nicely unpretentious...makes a good gift. The style/format is "a children's-style book for adults" to make wine become more of "a grocery item rather... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Tonto De Pluma
Dissapointed. One star for author'seffort. More of a child's book (thick pages, 3rd grade writing style), not useful for a adult who has actually had a glass. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark Peterson