Wine Tasting Steps
Wine tasting is a great way to learn about wines.
Using a systematic approach to wine tasting is the fastest way to learn. It allows you to be able to compare wines fairly and to build on your wine knowledge in a reliable way.
What do you need to do a wine tasting?
Wine tasting can be done almost anywhere as the only thing you need to start is wine and wine glasses.
What are the wine tasting steps?
When it comes to wine tasting there are 4 steps:
- Smell (smell, swirl and smell again)
Let’s Practice and do Some Tasting
- Two bottles of wine, one white and one red. For example, a Sauvignon Blanc and a Cabernet Sauvignon.
- Two wine glasses that are clear and the same size and shape.
Steps as follow
|Step 1: Look 👀||
Have a look at the wine.
|Step 2: Smell 👃||
|Step 3: Taste 👄||
Have a normal taste:
Have a second taste, but this time move the wine around the month and let some air in.
|Step 4: Think 🤔||
Have a think about the wine.