Browse: Wine Basics

Where wine flavors come from and why some wine tastes like raspberries and vanilla. A peak into the science of wine.

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Is corked wine safe to drink? Learn how to identify wine cork taint (TCA) which effects about 2-3% of bottled wine.

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See a step-by-step picture guide of the winemaking process from picking the grapes to bottling wine.

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You know what wines you like but how do you describe them? Learn how to use wine tasting terms the right way to get the wine you want. Learning the fundamentals of tasting descriptions will also…

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Explore the flavor profiles of different red wines by 10 different traits including fruit, flower, herb, baking spice, astringency and earthiness.

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The updated wine aroma wheel includes 4 primary taste categories and over 100 unique wine flavors found in both white and red wines. Free download.

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Wine Sweetness Chart

Posted to Wine Tips & Tricks on September 8th.

A simple wine sweetness chart shows the sweetness levels for different types of red and white wines. You might be surprised to find out what level of sweetness you prefer.

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Learn an advanced but easy-to-learn technique on how to taste wine. These 4 steps will help you identify a wine’s unique flavors.

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Are wine legs good or bad? What do wine legs tell you about a wine? Find out more about wine legs, and how you can test this theory the next time you’re drinking.

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Discover some of the more bizarre wine flavors that are commonly found in wine. The flavors that so many wine tasting notes leave out.

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