Are you ready to take your wine tasting to the next level?
Learning the ins and outs of wine tasting and how to blind taste isn’t just for sommeliers. When you understand how different regions uniquely influence the same variety, you can confidently select a label off the shelf at a wine shop. When you can recognize the acidity levels and structural differences amongst wines, you can easily decide which wines to drink now and which to age in your wine cellar.
Practicing Blind tasting will improve your wine Knowledge to help you make better wine buying decisions. This guide will help you take the guess work out of finding quality wines that you love!
Your Guide To Crushing Your Next Blind Tasting
A comprehensive wine tasting guide including:
A printable wine tasting grid to help you take useful tasting notes
Regional differences and profiles for the 18 noble varieties
Wine and wine tasting terminology explained
Helpful tips on sniffing out wine faults
Maybe you’re studying for a WSET or Court of Master Sommeliers exam. or you’re just simply curious to learn more about the world of wine. Either way, this Wine guide is for you!
I am a WSET certified wine writer and brand ambassador who believes the best way to learn about wine is through experience. I have worked as a cellar hand in two hemispheres, sold wine for a top Paso Robles winery, and currently contribute to other wine websites.
I wanted to create a wine study guide to direct wine lovers and wine enthusiasts through the tasting process in a simple yet informative method. This guide breaks down the fifteen wine tasting terms commonly used in the deductive tasting method. You will also receive your very own printable wine tasting grid to take useful tasting notes. In addition to improving your blind tasting skills, understanding this terminology will help you better recognize quality wines.
My guide to crushing your next blind tasting also outlines the typical aromatic and structural profiles for the eighteen noble varieties. Practicing with this guide will help you recognize the most planted white varieties around the world, including Pinot Grigio, Chenin Blanc, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Blanc, Gewürztraminer, Viognier, Riesling, and Chardonnay. You will also master the reds, such as Pinot Noir, Grenache, Merlot, Tempranillo, Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Malbec.
Download the guide and let me know your thoughts. Please send me an email if you’re interested in booking a virtual tasting with me.
Ready to discover to the lesser known varieties of the world? Go explore my rare varieties series.