• Wine for Normal People

  • A Guide for Real People Who Like Wine, But Not the Snobbery That Goes with It
  • By: Elizabeth Schneider
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Schneider
  • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (75 ratings)

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By: Elizabeth Schneider
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Publisher's Summary

This is a fun but respectful (and very comprehensive) guide to everything you ever wanted to know about wine from the creator and host of the popular podcast Wine for Normal People, described by Imbibe magazine as "a wine podcast for the people". 

More than 60,000 listeners tune in every month to learn a not-snobby wine vocabulary, how and where to buy wine, how to read a wine label, how to smell, swirl, and taste wine, and so much more! 

Rich with charts, maps, and lists - and the author's deep knowledge and unpretentious delivery - this vividly illustrated, down-to-earth handbook is a must-have resource for millennials starting to buy, boomers who suddenly have the time and money to hone their appreciation, and anyone seeking a relatable introduction to the world of wine.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Elizabeth Schneider (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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When they want 5 star wine knowledge but ur 22 y/o

I just got hired to waitres at a 5-star establishment, but considering I've only been able to legally drink wine for just over a year, wine knowledge has been a struggle for me...The writing and narration takes a daunting topic and makes it enjoyable, relatable, and actually interesting!

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A must read!

I will use this book as a reference in my wine journey and will seek out suggestions the author recommends. I throughly enjoyed this wine book. The author explains so many areas of the Wine World that I now am excited to continue my education even though I will only use the information as a normal person. Well done!

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Outstanding - Must Have Resource

Elizabeth’s expert guidance is a must have resource for those who want to learn about wine and those who already love it. She candidly delivers the right amount of information with humor and clarity. I have the hard copy book and the Audible version and have worked my way through both at least twice. Her Wine For Normal People podcast and wine classes are fantastic!

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Loved this book!

What can I say I’m not sure what I liked better the contents of the book or how Elizabeth read it! Fantastic read for someone. like myself, that is just starting to learn about wine and just needs the basics but then just a little bit more. Thank you Elizabeth I loved it so much that I also bought the hardcopy.

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Educational and entertaining

Listened to it prior and during my vacation to California Napa/Sonoma wine country. Really educational but easy to follow and had humorous moments. Definitely recommend to those wanting to learn.

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DELICIOUS & EDUCATIONAL!

Loved it from start to finish. Learned a lot. I would highly recommend it - the PDF accompanying the book is awesome too!

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Does drive me insane that she skips Texas but includes staton island. Um ok whatever

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Great Wine Guide and Info

This was a great and informative guide to many of the regions and all the most important ones. I recently began my journey into the wines of the world and this has been invaluable in purchasing and finding what I like. Love this. Definitely worth the listen. Elizabeth definitely knows her stuff and is a pleasure to listen to!

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All you need to know about wine

Entertainingly narrated, this book provides a condensed version of everything most people want to know about wine, from wine making to regional characteristics and food pairing, while still giving enough detail to be interesting to those with more knowledge. Elizabeth struggles with German pronunciation, but that is the only fault I can find.

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  • Peter Walpole
  • 01-12-20

Excellent book, easy to understand yet in depth

Really enjoyed listening.
Elizabeth has a pleasant easy going narration style very similar to her podcasts.
Tons of information, the book works both as an introduction for someone new to the wine world but also for those like me wanting to expand their knowledge.
ES takes time to explain how the wine world functions, how to understand the lingo and gives a real insight into why it is so complicated and diverse.
I will listen again very soon, this will be a book I return to over and over again!

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