Category: NOSE & TASTE

Spotting 6 wine flaws

Sharing is caring! Seeing an old bottle of wine from a reputable region could seem promising.  However, not all wines and all varietals are meant for aging, only a small percentage of wine, (less than 8%) are meant...

Tasting the price tags of wines

Sharing is caring! Price does not always equate to quality and it is very true for wines; there are some serious wine bargains in wine world, especially those from Castilla y Leon, Spain or Languedoc-Rousillon and Northern Rhone,...

Acidity in Wine

Sharing is caring! Often less talked about, acidity is arguably the most underappreciated taste when it comes to wine, maybe except for Champagne.  Ironically, without acidity, wines would be boring, lack of life and wouldn’t have any aging...

Top 39 popular grape varietals and their profile

Sharing is caring!Here are some of the most common varietals grown all over the world, along with their country of origin (or country where they are popularized) and of course, their common flavors. White Varietals Albariño (Spain) -lighter...

4 concepts of expert tasting and wine review

Sharing is caring!If you have read a wine review or two, notice how they all sound very similar? well! because almost always, they describe the 4 areas of taste in wine: sweet or dry, fruit or earth, light...

Easy way to identify flavors, aromas and bouquet in wine

Sharing is caring!Although they have been used interchangeably but there are actually differences between Aromas and Bouquet of Wine.  Flavors in wines can be associated with fruits while their bouquet resembles more wood, spice and herb.  These flavors...