Special Guest: Wine Writer; Certified Specialist in Wine - Len Napolitano
Len Napolitano is immersed in wine as author, wine columnist, oak specialist, and general manager for a boutique, luxury-wine producer. He has visited the classic wine regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Tuscany, Italy, and regularly tours wine regions in California, Oregon and Washington, gathering wine intelligence that he shares with readers. The blog for his book, Nose, Legs, Body! Know Wine Like The Back of your Hand (release May 2013) is NoseLegsBody.com.
“Wineology: Intelligence For The Wine Consumer,” was Len’s weekly wine column in Southern California’s Ventura County Star daily newspaper from 2001 to 2011, and since 2002 it has been a weekly feature in Wine Country This Week magazine, a visitor’s guide to California’s Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, and adjacent wine regions. Len served as Wine Editor for Wine and Jazz magazine from 2008 to 2011, and from 2003-2010, he appeared on Fine Living Television network giving concise advice on essential wine subjects like storage, decanting, and serving temperatures.