Traditional Concepts in tasting stipulate that we have 4 styles of sensory receptors on our tongue which are specifically located in different places – more current discussion has a hard time believing that the human tongue is so strictly mapped but will agree on what sensations are being tasted. Our sense of taste is perceived … More Concepts in Tasting – how & why we can taste & smell.
No matter what someone tells me, I am a firm believer that wine is subjective. I will agree and understand that there are associations and organizations in place that taste and determine which wines are awarded better than others, but ultimately it does come down to personal preference. These few listed steps in tasting wine … More Like what you’re drinking? 4 simple steps in tasting wine.
If you have ever been around an enthusiast of wine you may have heard them use the term ‘Legs’ or ‘Tears’. Simply put they are referring to the way wine slides down the inside wall of a glass after giving it a quick swirl. There are a few theories as to what it may indicate, … More Look at those Legs ! – What it may indicate in wine.