Have you ever thought why wines have so many different aromas and flavours? Why does Tempranillo have strawberry aromas? After all wine is a fermented grape juice yet it can have a wide range of flavours. As you practise and become more comfortable tasting wines, more
1. Most wine does not get better with age
85% of wines are made to be consumed within 1 to 3 years after being bottled. So unless you are buying, for example, a Burgundy or Claret to ‘lay down’, you should consider drinking your cellar rather
Still want to get your ‘palate’ in shape and get your senses working? The more you practise the following simple steps the more you will enjoy the your wine.
Firstly, how does it look? Seems simple enough but in just a few seconds you are already assimilating
Wine tasting involves three actions: looking (colour), smelling and tasting. Unfortunately most people don't get the part of how important and revealing the aromas of wine can be. Many people think that they do not know how to smell wine or they feel that somehow they lack