The ABC's of Wine Tasting

Skillful tasting unlocks wine's treasures. This step-by-step guide gives you the keys.
Thomas Matthews
Issue: September 30, 1996

The Components of Tasting: Set and Setting Looking at Wine Smelling Wine Tasting Wine Clues From Color What Tasting Tells: What Wine Is Clues From Aroma Clues From Taste Overview: Understanding Wine Getting the Most From Wine Judging a Wine By Its Label Decoding the Language of Wine Tasting Drinking wine is easy: tilt glass and swallow.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 1996.

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