How To Do Wine Tasting Like A Pro In 6 Easy Steps

How To Do Wine Tasting Like A Pro In 6 Easy Steps

How To Do Wine Tasting Like A Pro In 6 Easy Steps

The idea of attending a wine tasting event can seem intimidating although it shouldn’t be. So I’ve put together a simplified version to help you nail down the art of wine tasting using 6 simple steps.

Step 1: See and admire the wine

How To Do Wine Tasting Like A Pro In 6 Easy Steps

Wine tasting is purely for enjoyment so take your time to look at and admire the wine for a few seconds before sipping it (just like wine connoisseurs do.)

Step 2: Swirl the wine to release the trapped-in aroma

How To Do Wine Tasting Like A Pro In 6 Easy Steps

After you admire the wine, swirl the glass to release the aroma that’s been trapped inside the wine for months or years.

Step 3: Smell the released aroma

How To Do Wine Tasting Like A Pro In 6 Easy Steps

When the aroma is released, smell it for enjoyment purposes. After all, the purpose of wine tasting is for enjoyment, and also to appreciate the laborious work that went into making the wine. So take your time to enjoy the process.

Step 4: Sip the wine

How To Do Wine Tasting Like A Pro In 6 Easy StepsThen sip the wine to taste it.

Step 5: Savor the wine

How To Do Wine Tasting Like A Pro In 6 Easy Steps

Instead of swallowing quickly, savor the wine by swirling it inside your mouth for a few minutes. This allows all the decadence trapped inside the wine from years of aging to be released into your mouth.

Step 6: Swallow the wine.

How To Do Wine Tasting Like A Pro In 6 Easy Steps

Tip: You’re tasting a lot of wine and want to avoid getting drunk too early, spit the wine instead of swallowing it. That way you can taste more wines throughout the day and pace yourself. It’s wine tasting after all, not necessarily wine drunking.

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  1. September 7, 2022 / 5:28 pm

    Thanks for your blog, nice to read. Do not stop.