Andy Hyman has combined his passion for teaching with his excitement about wine, wineries and wine making. As a tour guide in the Napa and Sonoma wine country, he has had the pleasure of ushering thousands of wine tasters through hundreds of wineries. Andy has been involved in education issues in Marin county for 12 years as a school board member has background as a teacher, entrepreneur and business manager.
Marla Rosner, Andy’s wife and partner on the development of the book, has a background in training, instructional design, facilitation and "edutainment". Marla enjoys geo-caching, hiking and crafts.
Snob Free Wine Tasting Companion de-mystifies the esoteric vocabulary associated with wine tasting by providing definitions of words such as “tannins,” and “fruit forward,” and explains the purpose of what may look to the novice like snobby rituals, such as swirling red wine in the glass.
• Quick reference visuals for pairing wine with meals, cheeses and chocolates.
• Handy, travel-size book