Tips - 1How to taste wine – Introduction
Tasting is about assessing the characteristics of a wine.
Get off to a good start with some expert advice.
Tips - 2How to taste wine – Look
The first stage of tasting involves assessing the wine’s aspect and colour.
Here’s how to go about it.
Tips - 3How to taste wine – Smell
The second stage of tasting focuses on the wine’s aromas.
Find out what the experts do.
Tips - 4How to taste wine – Taste
The third and probably most challenging stage of tasting entails assessing the wine’s effect on the palate.
These pointers will help you.
Tips - 5How to store and serve wine – Storing
Do you know how to store wine properly?
Let our expert guide you.
Tips - 6How to store and serve wine – Opening
Screw caps and corks for still or sparkling wines...
Discover the right way to open each type of bottle.
Tips - 7How to store and serve wine – Temperature
One of the most important things about serving wine is
to do so at the right temperature.
Do you know how to?
Tips - 8How to store and serve wine – Serving
Serve wine with confidence and style using a few expert tips.
Tips - 9How to store and serve wine – Decanting
Why, when and how would you decant a wine?
Wine journalist David Cobbold tells all.