Wine 101 For Beginners

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The fermentation process has got to be given some great award at some point because truly, without it, how are these wine lovers gonna live? Wine with its intricate texture and aged flavor, and how soft it runs on your tastebuds are so magical. But, for someone who doesn’t know yet how to properly appreciate the sultry and tangy tastes of wine, surely all they can say is that it’s strong and musky. So to be of proper love to wine and their good old roots, here are some tips to get you by in tasting, appreciating and picking your wine.

Knowing Your Wine

Tasting. Tasting wine doesn’t start with actually taking a sip. It starts with sniffing your wine of glass and dissecting the different threads of flavor and aroma that is wrapped up in one single drink. With this a starting place, you will get to appreciate first its different appeal of aroma that leads to a much better appreciation of the taste afterward. You will be able to learn how to isolate different flavors of different wines which will easily lead you to have now your wine preference. This is pretty easy as it is stated, no need for the best electric wine bottle opener for your first wine experience to be fine. Just you, your nose, and your palette.

Discovering. As you get to practice your skill of wine appreciation and tasting, it is now time for you to discover more. There are endless types of existing wines and ones being developed, and it is good to go out there and be brave in tasting flavors, age, and production. In this way, you will also gain a wider understanding of wines and which ones are to be best paired with what.

Serving. Now that you’ve grown accustomed to wine, you have your preference and you know how to pair wine with what. It is also very important to know how to properly serve wine. Your glassware, its shape, and length all have their use with how you can sip your wine, how it touches your lips and how close it gets to your nose. So it is nice to also take a spin of learning these things, to better accentuate your wine experience.

Tea Kovačić

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