Thursday, October 24, 2013
Richard Betts to host a wine party
Scratching and sniffing his way to Charleston
by Stephanie Barna
on Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 3:22 PM
Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert.
The illustrated book (which I can't wait to get my hands on) has 16 scratch-and-sniff scents to help you understand, for instance, the flavors and smells that red fruits give to different wines.
Betts, an outsize wine personality, will be in town next week for a wine party and book signing
at Butcher & Bee. We'll be chatting with him tomorrow to get more on his book and his story, which includes making wines, decoding wine speak, and generally being an ambassador for the desnobification of wine. In the meantime, head over here
to get your tickets for the party.
Reading about wine can be a study in futility. Can you really imagine what a wine with a strawberry aroma smells like? Probably not, unless you're reading Richard Betts' wine book: the