WTOP-FM (Washington, D.C.)

“If the wine enthusiast in your life is looking to explore new frontiers, pick up a copy of Oldman’s Brave New World of Wine by Mark Oldman: Mark – a passionate wine personality – opens the book by stating his mission; to inspire you to drink bravely. The book is divided into categories – Whites, Pink, Reds, Bubbly, Dessert Wines, Three for the Road and Appendices. Each category consists of short, easy reading chapters organized by varietal. Readers may find that the appendices are the most useful place to begin, starting on page 295 with the clever “If You Like This, You May Like That”. ($20)”