Updates about the status of the book and upcoming Wine 101 classes are posted below.
The two day ebook promotion held on 8/31 and 9/1 was a roaring success. Hundreds of people took advantage of the free download offer and downloaded Wine 101. The book reached as high as #2 on Amazon’s sales ranking for free Kindle books in the category of “spirits” and #27 in the category of “home & lifestyle”. (These were Amazon’s categories…not sure how their algorithm makes these determinations.) Thanks to all who helped to make Wine 101: An Introduction to Wine and Wine Tasting a Kindle best seller!
Written for casual drinkers of wine who want to know more about wine and for those completely new to wine, Wine 101 introduces you to the basics of wine and wine tasting. Taking a conversational and common sense approach to wine, I lead you through the basics and provide you with the information and skills required to select a wine at the market, talk wine at a dinner party and walk into any winery tasting room with confidence.
Today, Friday 8/31 and tomorrow, 9/1, the Kindle edition of Wine 101: An Introduction to Wine and Wine Tasting, will be FREE at Amazon.com. This is a limited time opportunity. Sunday the price goes back to $4.95.
Even if you don’t own a Kindle device, Amazon offers the Kindle app for iPad, iPhone, Android smart phones, Mac’s, and PC’s. Its a great app. I have it on my phone and it allows me to have my reading material in my pocket all the time.
Download Wine 101 today! “Like” it at Amazon, tag it, review it. Tell your friends!
Don’t be intimidated by wine snobs. Confidently select a wine at the market. Stride into a tasting room without fear. Read Wine 101. I walk you through the basics of wine giving you the information you need to enter these situations with confidence. All the information is presented in an easy to read and conversational manner that makes learning about wine fun.
If you are a Kindle user, if can wait until Friday, 8/31 or Saturday, 9/1, you can download the book for free! That’s right, on Friday and Saturday ONLY, I will be giving away Wine 101 in the Kindle ebook format. After you’ve downloaded the book please “like” it at Amazon.com, and if you are so moved, write a nice review.
Wine 101: An Introduction to Wine and Wine Tasting will be published August 27th as a Kindle ebook. The paperback edition will be out shortly thereafter. Wine 101 is a quick introduction to the subject for people who are new to wine or who just want to know more about what they’re drinking. Wine 101 is written for busy people with the desire to expand their knowledge and enhance their palates. Wine is a huge subject and this book is just the thing to give you the basics necessary to select a wine, read a label, taste and know what you’re tasting. The author, David Locicero is the author of one of the best selling and highest rated guide books to California wines, Pour Me Another.
David Locicero, author of Pour Me Another: An Opinionated Guide to Gold Country Wines, is pleased to announce that his second book, Wine 101, will be published this Summer. The new book, a quick introduction to wine and wine tasting, will walk the reader through the basics of wine, from the most common grape varietals, to how it is made, how to read a wine label, how to taste the wine and much more.