There’s no right way or wrong way to taste wine. It’s this simple — do you like what you’re drinking or do you not like what you’re drinking?
Let’s repeat that: There’s no right way or wrong way to taste wine.
Tasting wine can be as simple as this — do you like what you’re drinking or don’t you?
That said, there’s a formal way to taste wine that reveals more about the wine in your glass, even before you start drinking. Here at VinePair, we understand that this method of tasting can be intimidating, so we’re going to break it down for you, leaving you feeling comfortable and confident if you wish to use this method.
It’s as simple as: look, swirl, smell & sip. Ready? Let’s go: