I have met many people and have a number of friends who feel intimidated by wine! Well, maybe not the wine itself, but by wine waiters, sommelier, winemakers, even by myself. I’m not saying that these people are wrong, but… Read More ›
Wine Masterclass #6 Improve your understanding of wine aromas
Did you know that there are THREE types or sources of aroma in that glass of wine you are drinking? Some come directly from the grape itself …. “naturally” you might say! But others arise from chemical reactions taking place… Read More ›
Wine Masterclass #5 More science of wine aromas
Do you like the smell of Methoxypyrazine or do you prefer Beta-ionone? Or maybe Diacetyl is more to your “taste”? These are just 3 of the chemical compounds found in Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay respectively and might just… Read More ›
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