If you’re scientific minded and curious, you can learn to identify a great deal of aroma compounds (including “impact compounds”) in wine. Next time you have a glass of wine in front of your nose, see if you can pick out one of these more bizarre flavors.
Chardonnay: it’s the world’s most planted white grape and also the world’s most polarizing wine: you either love it or hate it. I’m hear to show you that Chardonnay is way less obvious (and more nuanced) that you might have thought.
Wine tastings are a great way to host a party because they simultaneously improve your wine intelligence while having a really fun time. I’d like to offer you a few tips to make your wine tasting party useful as well as a few recommendations for how to do it.
I’d like to introduce you to a few remarkable sipping wines with highly individualized aromas. If you haven’t tasted them yet, try one over the winter (it’s the perfect time to try them) and expand your understanding of wine.