On Friday evening, February 15, there will be a Winning Wines booksigning at the Hub City Bookshop in Spartanburg, SC.
On Friday evening, February 15, there will be another Winning Wines booksigning at Hub City Bookshop in Spartanburg, SC. During this event, co-authors Ford and Mara Smith will present their 2013 edition of this popular book.
Each year, Ford Smith compiles data from the most prestigious, blind-taste-testing wine competitions. If a wine wins a medal in more than one competition, it's a sign of consistency and makes the Winning Wines lists. One of many fans of the book says, œThese lists enable wine buyers to be confident of a good-tasting bottle with every purchase.
For this coming year, Smith has expanded his listings of 1,075 medal winners to include bottles that sell for $15 or less. Smith explains, œThe rises in transportation costs have had quite an impact on wine prices.
Other lists that are important to wine lovers include Best-Bang-for-the-Buck wines and for special occasions, a listing of medal-winners that scored 90 or more points “ no matter the bottle's price.
Ford Smith and his wife, Mara, have published ten other books, including titles for such publishing houses as McGraw-Hill and Globe Pequot Press. Their children's book, ABC All-American Riddles , has won a national award. Their recent novel, Endangered , has earned a Readers Favorite 5-Star review. For additional information on these books, check out the couple's websites: www.livesimplywithstyle.com, www.endangeredthebook.com, www.winning-wines.com.
The free event will begin at 7pm at Hub City Bookshop at 186 West Main Street in Spartanburg. Of course, the Smiths will inscribe copies of their $9.95 book, Winning Wines: Medal Winners for $15 or Less to wine lovers.