Wine – Le vin

Wine - Le vin


Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruits.  The natural chemical balance of grapes lets them ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutrients.  Yeast consumes the sugars in the grapes and converts them into alcohol and carbon dioxide.
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How To Taste Wines

Learning how to taste wines is a straightforward adventure that will deepen your appreciation for both wines and winemakers. Look, smell, taste – starting with your basic senses and expanding from there you will learn how to taste wines like the pros in no time! Keep in mind that you can smell thousands of unique scents, but your taste perception is limited to salty, sweet, sour and bitter. It is the combination of smell and taste that allows you to discern flavor.

Steps are as follows:

  • Look:  Check out the Color and Clarity.
  • Smell:
  • Taste:
  • The Attack Phase:
  • The Evolution Phase:
  • The Finish:
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Taste Wine Like A Pro
– Wine Tasting Basics


You know how to drink wine, but do you really know how to taste it?
Wine tasting is not the same as drinking it. To experience the true flavor of a wine requires that you slow down and pay attention to your senses of sight, smell, touch, as well as taste.

Remember – There are no right or wrong descriptions of how a wine tastes or smells. Do not rush the tasting experience. Linger over the wine.



Steps of Wine Tasting


What is Tannin in Wine?


What Are Tannins in Wine?


In wine, tannin is a textural element that makes wine taste dry.

Tannin is a naturally occurring polyphenol found in plants, seeds, bark, wood, leaves and fruit skins.  About 50% of the dry weight of plant leaves are tannins. As a characteristic of wine, tannin adds both bitterness and astringency as well as complexity. Wine tannins are most commonly found in red wine, although white wines have tannin from being aged in wooden barrels.
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What are Legs in Wine Tasting?


How to Serve Wine



How to serve wine


How to Pour a Bottle Of Wine


Wine Table Service


Open and serve wine


Select Wine





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