The good wine

October 28, 2017

As Hemingway wrote: “Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world … and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” Here’s a crash course on how to appreciate wine with gusto

Where wine comes from

Inside a grape

How to taste and appreciate wine

1. Serving

2. Visual appreciation

Looking at the wine often gives a sense of anticipation of the sensations to follow

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3. Aroma appreciation

4. In mouth sensations

Take a sip, 10ml (two teaspoons) is sufficient. Move all wine around the inside of mouth

Wine servings

The colours of wine

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