About the Author
EDDIE OSTERLAND, America's first Master Sommelier, is an internationally acclaimed expert in the culinary arena of food and wine. Eddie holds the prestigious degree of Diplôme Universitaire d'Aptitude à la Dégustation (DUAD) from the Université de Bordeaux in Bordeaux, France. While completing his studies there, he passed the grueling Master Sommelier Diploma in London in 1973 and later became head sommelier at the Hôtel de la Poste in Beaune, Burgundy, Francean American running a French wine cellar! For more than twenty-five years, he has delivered workshops on his concept of Power Entertaining to such global companies as Accenture, General Mills, Citigroup, IBM, Merrill Lynch, GE, Ford, UBS, Discover Card, Sprint, Procter & Gamble, Oracle, and American Express.