The Suffolk Times and News Review

For someone who already knows that chardonnay is a grape grown in Burgundy, I like ‘Oldman’s Brave New World of Wine: Pleasure, Value, and Adventure Beyond Wine’s Usual Suspects’ by Mark Oldman. Oldman wants to help wine enthusiasts “jostle the jaded and slay the snooty.” This book focuses on less-familiar wines that deliver maximum flavor with minimal cost. Oldman knows something about value…[and] he’s s a highly verbal wine guru, an intellectual who is plugged into pop culture, and that’s what makes this book entertaining and informative”