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The Basics of Wine Tasting

May 11, 2016 9:05 am Published by

How to taste wine When going to a wine tasting, dress well but comfortably. If you’ll be spending time outdoors, plan for the weather. There will probably be a tasting fee. If you find something you like, buy a bottle and you might save on the fee. When you take a glass of wine, be sure to hold it by the stem or the base instead of the bowl, so the warmth of your hand doesn’t heat the wine past its optimum serving temperature. Look at the wine before you do anything else. Hold it up against a white background... View Article

So you’ve Been Invited to a Wine Tasting

April 13, 2016 9:46 am Published by

Going to a wine tasting If this is your first time at a wine tasting, don’t worry. They’re genteel, low-key affairs full of pleasant conversation and (obviously) fine wine. Dress well, but not to the point of discomfort. If the tasting is at a winery where you’ll be walking around outdoors, prepare for sun or rain. Don’t wear perfume or cologne, or anything else with a strong smell. A big part of the pleasure of wine tasting is appreciating the nose of the wine. Speaking of which, be sure to get a good, long inhale of the wine’s aroma before... View Article