Tasting Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon Taste Profile

Cabernet Sauvignon Taste Profile

The Cabernet Sauvignon taste profile has unique flavors, aromas, and colors. Learn how to identify these characteristics by sight, smell, and taste alone.

Pinot Noir Taste Profile

Pinot Noir Taste Profile

The Pinot Noir Taste Profile is made up of a unique combination of color, flavors, aromas, and structure identifiable by sight, smell, and taste.

Chardonnay Taste Profile

Chardonnay Taste Profile

The Chardonnay Taste Profile is made up of a unique combination of color, flavors, aromas, and structure, but there is a difference between cool climate and warm climate vines.

Riesling Taste Profile

Riesling Taste Profile

The Riesling taste profile is made up of a unique combination of color, flavors, aromas, and structure. These elements are referred to as wine characteristics. Riesling has hallmark characteristics that will help you identify the wine by sight, smell and taste and you won’t even […]

Sauvignon Blanc Taste Profile

Sauvignon Blanc Taste Profile

The Sauvignon Blanc Taste Profile is made up of a unique combination of color, flavors, aromas, and structure. These elements are referred to as wine characteristics. Sauvignon Blanc has hallmark characteristics that will help you identify the wine by sight, smell and taste and you […]

How To Taste Wine Like a Pro

How To Taste Wine Like a Pro

To taste wine like a pro, do what the professionals do. Use the Five S’s tasting method. Professionals use this technique in order to identify the different characteristics of wine and to ultimately evaluate it. You can learn more about wine by following these same […]

The Best Wine Advice and My Ah-ha Moment

The Best Wine Advice and My Ah-ha Moment

The best wine advice I’ve ever received was in a wine course for beginners taught by Master of Wine Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan. First of all, to become a Master of Wine is not easy. Only 450 have passed the exam since it was first held 66 […]

4 Ways To Experience Wine & Build Your Knowledge

4 Ways To Experience Wine & Build Your Knowledge

There are unlimited ways to experience wine these days because it’s so popular. And the more ways you can experience wine, the more you will learn about it and probably the more excited you’ll get about wine. That is definitely the case for me. These […]

Learn wine characteristics & what you like and don’t like

Learn wine characteristics & what you like and don’t like

I recently visited a winery in Illinois. Yes, you read that correctly…in Illinois. Wineries seem to be popping up in every state. This particular winery was having a grape stomp and Lucille Ball look-alike contest. You know the episode where Lucy is stomping grapes? Hysterical!! […]

The Great American Wine Tasting Debate

The Great American Wine Tasting Debate

Debate season is in full swing for the 2020 Presidential election so why not spice it up and have an American Wine Tasting Debate party?! There is no better time to celebrate all that America has to offer, including great wine. A Little Presidential Wine […]