Product DescriptionLooking for ways to up your wine IQ in just a few sips? Courtney Cochran’s Hip preferences could be the only guide you’ll need.
Welcome to wine education with a fresh spin. No mammoth encyclopedias, just simple, hip recommendations that will help navigate the world of wine quickly sufficient reason for self-confidence. Here, Cochran brings you up to date regarding the rules every budding lover has to know—from vintages and varieties, to shopping, serving, saving and – most of all – tasting wine. She now offers candid shortcuts to assist you enjoy wine like a professional including:
• Surefire processes for not receiving cheated in restaurants
• Complete food pairing guides for simple flavors and harder foods—including sushi, salads, pizza, and bbq
• Label-reading basics
• Phonetic tips for difficult-to-pronounce wine terms
• Must-have wine gear
• Best crowd-pleasing celebration wines
• Recommended producers in hottest wine-making areas across the world, and many other things
A go-to guide for everyday ingesting at home, in restaurants, and anywhere else wine is located, Hip preferences is for passionate wine novices every-where. It shows anyone can enjoy consuming, portion, and speaking intelligently about great wine. Cheers to that.
Courtney Cochran is a certified sommelier and founder of forward-thinking wine companies your individual Sommelier™ and HIP TASTES Events™ in San Francisco. When she’s maybe not entertaining personal and corporate customers as a private sommelier, she enthusiastically caters to wine enthusiasts in bay area nightclubs and pubs along with her popular HIP TASTES Events™ wine tastings. C Magazine called Cochran “San Francisco’s Most desired Wine Guru” and she has been profiled in Vogue.