Aroma vs Bouquet

The difference between aroma and bouquet. Yes, it's wine, there is a…


More Wonderful Winey Words

Bung - the plug which seals the barrel. Bunghole - the hole in the barrel…


A Wine Lexicon

Acidity - the liveliness and crispness in wine that activates our salivary…


Replenishing: Every season is beautiful

Every season in the vineyard is beautiful. When I wrote this, the vines were…


No opener? No problem!

Did you know: If you have forgotten your corkscrew and no one else has…


Drink Wine like a Pro: finally ... Drink!

Take a swig! See if the stuff you smelled is also in the taste. Pinot is really…


Drink Wine like a Pro: Smell

The fourth step is to *Smell You can call it the nose or the bouquet or…


Drink Wine like a Pro: Swirl

Then, the next step is to * Swirl To “open” the wine, you should swirl it…


Taste Wine like a Pro: Observe

Next – *Observe Look at the wine before you smell or drink it. Pinot has…


Taste Wine like a Pro: Breathe

I am no expert so it would be wrong for me to insert a quick…