After Best Sommelier of Italy in 20 years, Enrico Bernardo became World’s Best Sommelier in 2004 to 27 years. In writing this book, he wanted us to convey his passion for wine and some of his knowledge. In this context, the book is divided into two main parts: one on the art of wine tasting and a second where he reviewed the great vineyards of the world.
The approach of Enrico Bernardo tasting is particularly methodical and orderly, witness this long chapter on visual inspection, which opens the book. It is even rare to see this first phase of the tasting so finely detailed, a first phase that many amateurs tend to overlook (me included …)