A Primer in Tasting Wine

This series of articles covers the basics of looking at, sniffing, and swirling wine.

How to Taste Wine star
The first part in a series about the how-tos of wine tasting.

How to Taste Wine - Smelling the Wine star
When you stop swirling it´s time to take the next step--smelling.

How to Taste Wine - Sniffing the Wine star
Learning to use one your most sensitive organs, your nose.

How to Taste Wine III star
With the twist of the wrist you can swirl wine with the best!

How to Taste Wine V star
Finally, the tasting portion of our course!

How to Taste Wine VI star
The "finish" of our series on the how-tos of wine tasting.

Taste 100 Different Varieties star
Want a wine qualification with an impressive certificate to hang on your wall, yet don’t fancy book studying or taking examinations? All you need to qualify for certification by the Wine Century Club is to drink some wine.

Wine Tasting Strategy star
Walk around wine tastings need to be approached with a plan. Peter May attends two and meets someone with a rewardingly simple strategy.

Your First Wine Class - Wine 101 star
Your first wine class is an introduction course in how to drink wine, select the type, and color. If you usually buy California; branch out and try Italian or Washington State to step out of the box and experiment.

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