Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The New Short Course In Wine” as Want to Read:
The New Short Course In Wine
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The New Short Course In Wine

4.43  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Appropriate for Beverage Management and Intro. to Wine courses within Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management departments. This book is intended for students of wine who are looking for a true professional understanding of the subject: one that includes the culture and context of humankind's most civilized and important drink.
Paperback, 134 pages
Published February 27th 2006 by Prentice Hall
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The New Short Course In Wine, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The New Short Course In Wine

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-24)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Art Tirrell
Oct 04, 2007 Art Tirrell rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone

A work of art - as "The New Short Course in Wine" most assuredly is - deserves to be reviewed by just the right person, one who with a half dozen deft sentences can capture the essence and convey it.

Until then, see if these six will hold you:

Lynn Hoffman is worldly and his background in Anthropology much in evidence. Hardly a paragraph of "The New Course in Wine" passes without a pearl of wisdom or droll observation
Sep 17, 2007 Lynn rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Hi. I wrote this book because I taught a course in wine for people studying hospitality management. They were usually college-age and many of them had no experience with wine at home. It was important that they have a working familiarity with the subject as they entered a world where people at the top tended to be very sophisticated about wine.
So the course was a high-speed finishing school in wine. The goal was something like sophistication and it had to be done quickly-ten weeks in this case.
Dec 07, 2007 Becky rated it really liked it
Shelves: how-to
Enjoyed this book, even though I didn't get to spend as much time as I really wanted to (library book). But I still got a good overview of wine varieties and some other info about my favorite beverage that I didn't know before. I think if I'd read from start to finish, I'd be very well versed and have a more sophisticated palate.
Kunati rated it it was amazing
Sep 11, 2007
Jonathan rated it it was amazing
Oct 10, 2007
T.K. Kenyon
T.K. Kenyon rated it it was amazing
Sep 23, 2007
Katy rated it really liked it
Jan 14, 2015
Red Evans
Red Evans rated it it was amazing
Sep 12, 2007
Linda rated it it was amazing
Feb 29, 2008
Danielle rated it liked it
Jun 29, 2011
Matthew L
Matthew L rated it really liked it
May 17, 2017
abdolla abdollay
abdolla abdollay rated it it was amazing
Jun 29, 2008
Phil rated it really liked it
Jan 04, 2015
Eros rated it liked it
Nov 14, 2010
Daniel marked it as to-read
Dec 07, 2007
piter added it
Feb 21, 2008
Kim marked it as to-read
Feb 24, 2008
Carnley marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2008
Mark added it
Aug 10, 2009
Dan Smith
Dan Smith marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2013
Tara Firma
Tara Firma is currently reading it
Aug 14, 2013
Elena Odnolko
Elena Odnolko marked it as to-read
Nov 27, 2013
Thnight marked it as to-read
Jan 24, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book