Wine. All the Time.: The Casual Guide to Confident Drinking

A fresh, fun, and unpretentious guide to wine from Marissa A. Ross, official wine columnist for Bon Appétit.

Does the thought of having to buy wine for a dinner party stress you out? Is your go-to strategy to pick the bottle with the coolest label? Are you tired of choosing pairings based on your wallet rather than your palate? Fear not! Bon Appétit wine columnist and Wine. All the Time. blogger Marissa A. Ross is here to help.

In this utterly accessible yet comprehensive guide to wine, Ross will help listeners to understand the ins and outs of wine culture, from how to describe what they’re drinking to finding the best bottle for their budget to picking the perfect red for a boyfriend’s discerning parents. Told in her signature comedic voice, with personal anecdotes woven in among its lessons, Wine. All the Time. will teach listeners to sip confidently and make them laugh as they’re doing it.

3 thoughts on “Wine. All the Time.: The Casual Guide to Confident Drinking

  1. I loved, loved I loved, loved, LOVED this book! Marissa Ross delivered on everything she promised to teach me, and I heartily laughed all the way through. Yes, the delivery is in the “signature bawdy voice”, but that’s what I liked – winespeak in plain English with a bit of sass. I fall somewhere squarely between the novice and advanced wine drinker, and I took away an abundance of new comprehension. The pages are full of interesting detail and knowledge. What’s more, I realized and now recognize why…

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  2. Entertaining and Useful! I loved reading this book – before I was even halfway through I had decided I was going to read it once for entertainment and then a second time to try to really absorb the information. I found myself asking a dude at a wine shop for a recommendation on a bottle by telling him “here’s what I know I like ________ (fill in the blank) and I want to try something new, funky, that I probably haven’t had before”. Got some great recommendations and then took two new bottles home, sat down with the…

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  3. This Book Changed My Life! I LOVE this book! If you are at all interested in wine at any level, I highly recommend this book. This book also makes an excellent gift, I think all my friends have it now!Marissa has played a HUGE role in my passion for wine. She really turned me onto natural wine, I knew almost nothing about it before reading this book. Since reading her book, I have started taking classes with a company called Vintel in Austin, Texas (check them out!), and was even promoted to Wine Buyer in the…

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