Thanks to a fellow wine blogger for this content about how to taste wine. Now, the next time you’re being served a glass you can look sophisticated when you’re preparing to drink it!
What is the importance of sniffing wine?
Well wine involves your sense of smell as much as it does your sense of taste. The aromas that come from a glass of wine can evoke many memories and smells that you have encountered in the past.
Different wines from different parts of the world give you different aromas. Some show dark ripe berries while others can be as delicate and soft as cherries.
The best way to get a proper sniff is to swirl the glass of wine, and don’t be afraid give it a nice vigorous swirl. Then get your nose in the glass and don’t be afraid to get your whole nose in there. You want to get the full aroma of the wine to be right on your nose.
I always say spend a few minutes sniffing your wine because after each sniff, just like after each sip…
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