Infographic: Tasting Wine Like an Expert

March 4, 2013

For all us wine amateurs, it's hard to hide just how much of a novice you are when tasting wine in public. But there is now an easy solution! The below infographic provides a step-by-step of how to taste wine the right way. 

First, observe the wine. The color will give your an indication of the type of grapes that were used. Next, swirl the wine in your glass to open up the aromas. Then, smell the wine long enough to come up with three descriptors for it. Finally, take a small sip of the wine to detect sweet, bitter, salty or sour tastes. 

Learn more about wine tasting in the infographic below. 

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