New York, NY (PRWEB) March 1, 2010
"Wine is the lifeblood of civilization, the symbol of spiritual blessing, and the elixir of genius," writes global bestselling author Michael J. Gelb in his forthcoming book "Wine Drinking for Inspired Thinking" (Running Press, March 2010).
Meet some of the world's bestselling wine authors and leading-edge innovators at "The World's Largest (and Smartest!) Wine Book Signing" at The Wine Library in Springfield, New Jersey, on Saturday, March 27th, from 1 to 4 pm.
Come and taste wine, meet the authors, and discover how wine appreciation can make you smarter, more creative, and more successful.
Celebrating the launch of the new book "Wine Drinking for Inspired Thinking: Uncork Your Creative Juices" (Running Press; March 2010) that comes "Highly Recommended" on its cover by wine writer Robert M. Parker, Jr. will be:
- New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk, host of Wine Library TV (aka "The Thunder Show") and named in January 2010 as Wine Enthusiast magazine's "Innovator of the Year," who will sign copies of his books "Crush It: Why NOW Is the Time To Cash In On Your Passion" and "Gary Vaynerchuk's 101 Wines: Guaranteed to Inspire, Delight, and Bring Thunder to Your World";
- Former Washington Post wine columnists Karen Page (Harvard MBA) and Andrew Dornenburg, who will sign copies of their Georges Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year and IACP Cookbook of the Year "What to Drink with What You Eat" (coming soon as an iPhone app, as mentioned in Business Week) and their 2009 James Beard Award winner "The Flavor Bible"; and
- Creativity and innovation expert Michael J. Gelb, author of the New York Times bestseller "How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci" (translated into 25 languages), and "Innovate Like Edison: 5 Steps to Breakthrough Business Success," who will sign copies of his new book "Wine Drinking for Inspired Thinking: Uncork Your Creative Juices."
Gelb attests, "Gary, Karen and Andrew are geniuses in the world of wine, and innovators in the realm of business. This is more than just a wine tasting or book signing -- it's an opportunity to get inspired!"
Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting, chat with the authors, and learn how they've parlayed their love of wine into their respective careers. The Wine Library is at 586 Morris Avenue in Springfield, New Jersey. No pre-registration is necessary.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
GARY VAYNERCHUK is a 34-year-old New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author who is also a self-trained wine and social media expert. In 2006, with a flipcam and NY Jets bucket, Gary began Wine Library TV, which revolutionized the wine world. He also has close to 1 million followers on Twitter and was included in BusinessWeek's list of the top 20 people every entrepreneur should follow. In the spring of 2009, Gary and his brother AJ launched VaynerMedia, a Social Media Storytelling agency that helps Fortune 500 companies and individuals expand and build brand equity. Gary was honored with the 2009 Wine Enthusiast's "Innovator of the Year" award and has just recently been named a semifinalist for a James Beard Award in the category of "Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional." He lives in New York City.
KAREN PAGE and ANDREW DORNENBURG have been called "the brightest young author team on the culinary scene today" on NPR, and were cited as two of a dozen "international culinary luminaries" (along with Gael Greene, Alice Waters, and Tim & Nina Zagat) in a recent issue of Relais & Chateaux's L'Ame et L'Esprit magazine. Their books, which also include "Becoming a Chef," "Culinary Artistry," "Dining Out," "Chef's Night Out," and "The New American Chef," have sold hundreds of thousands of copies. Page is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, where she was one of five finalists for the Fitzie Foundation Award honoring the most outstanding woman student. Dornenburg has been cited -- along with Jeff Bezos, Jay Leno, and Pink -- as one of 10 of McDonald's Most Famous Former Employees on AOL, "Page Six" and "Live with Regis and Kelly." They live in New York City.
MICHAEL J. GELB is the world's leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. He is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. Gelb leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, IBM, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, and YPO. He brings more than 30 years of experience as a professional speaker, seminar leader and organizational consultant to his diverse, international clientele. He is a recipient of the Brain Trust Charity's "Brain of the Year" Award, whose other recipients have included Senator John Glenn and Dr. Stephen Hawking. A fourth-degree black belt in the Japanese martial art of Aikido, Gelb has also been a professional juggler who performed onstage with the Rolling Stones. He resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.