Log In / Join Now

Wine Spectator School

Course: Sensory Evaluation

Class 1: Before You Taste -- and See and Sniff

An overview of your senses and tasting methodology

Class 2: Your Senses and Wine

Your senses of vision, olfaction and gustation -- how they work and how to use them to get the most out of wine

Class 3: Thinking and Talking Wine

Describing and evaluating wine

E-mail course info to a friend.

If you have questions about Wine Spectator School, please contact us.

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator's New York office is looking for an assistant tasting coordinator.

Wine Spectator's San Francisco advertising sales office is looking for an organized, efficient advertising assistant/receptionist.

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories

WineRatings+ app: Download now for 300,000+ ratings.