Wine, more people drink, less people know

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What are the 4 S's in wine tasting?

Swirl, sniff, sip and spit was the phrase used in the 1980s and 1990s by our Sonoma wine tasting hong kongCounty Wineries Association to help people in a humorous way to taste wine responsibly. Easy to remember not always easy to do especially the last word.

What is a wine party called?

A wine tasting party is a type of dinner party (or luncheon) where you sample different bottles of wine, compare vintages and regional varieties, and enjoy some lively discussions.

What words are used to describe wine?

We've identified six descriptors that will help you understand and talk about wine: “Fruity,” “Acidic,” “Oaky,” “Tannic,” “Sweet,” and “Body.” Below, we break down what these words mean and how to use them so you can better recognize your wine preferences.

What is the term for smelling wine?

In professional wine tasting, there is generally a distinction made between "aromas" and a wine's "bouquet" while in casual wine tasting these two terms are used interchangeably. An aroma refers to the smells unique to the grape variety and are most readily demonstrated in a varietal wine.