Tips for Wine Tasting

Of course, wine tasting is mostly about fun.  Whether driving to wineries on a week-end outing or enjoying some of the gifts of the grape with friends here are a few tips to keep you on track both in tasting and in form.

Limit your bottles or wineries 3 -6, too many and everything becomes a “fog” if not modulated bthumb-and-forefingery use of a spittoon – when provided.  Let’s start with how to hold the glass.  Grasp it by the stem, not the bowl.  Grasping the bowl causes smudgy fingerprints that detract from viewing the hue and clarity of the wine.  Hands also warm the glass ruining the optimum serving temperature.  additionally, holding Continue reading

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