Course: Understanding Professional Wine Sales and Service

Class 4: Major Regional Varieties


TASTING: Viognier and Gewürztraminer

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Before you start the tasting:

  1. Fill in the top portion of the Tasting Journal. This information helps you remember the wines and also provides clues to how the wine will taste:
    Producer: the name of the winery or chateau.
    Growing Area: the region where the grapes were grown.
    Vintage: the year the grapes were harvested
    Alcohol: the alcohol content is given as a percentage
    Price: the cost of the bottle or glass in a store or restaurant
  2. Pull the corks from your two bottles of wine. Pour each wine into a separate glass, filling each glass about 1/3 full.
  3. To remember which glass is which, you...
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