A lot of people like to stick with only the wines that they know. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying what you like, but in order to more fully appreciate wines and discover their hidden qualities, step out and try something new.
Wine and cheese have long been a traditional combination. It is important to pair the right wine with the right cheese.
While rules for matching food with wine are not absolute, they can certainly improve your enjoyment. A bad pairing can still be a good experience, but a great pairing can bring out the best in both the food and the wine.
There are three basic steps to wine tasting. Sight is only secondary. While some experts may think this is an important part of the experience, I believe that it is not as critical in smelling and tasting.
Wines are described by how dry, acidic, oaky, and tannic they are. What do those words actually mean? Learn how to identify and describe wine personality.
When tasting wines (especially a lot of them), there’s nothing wrong with acting like the pros and spitting. Getting ‘buzzed’ does not help your ability to taste wines. Here are some ways to get comfortable with spitting and why it is good for your wine-tasting experience.