Describing a wine compares to writing a poem; not as easy as it would seem. Every wine tasting experience is unique because every one of us is an inimitable individual, with our own stock of aromas and flavors in memory and senses of taste and smell different to anyone else’s.
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Few agricultural endeavors are as complex as winemaking. And at the end of the process, one gets to enjoy a good glass. Site selection, grape variety, soil preparation, sunlight control, fermentation management, even the type of cork used all play important parts in producing fine wines.
Whether you’re a serious home winemaker or just having a go for fun, knowing a bit about wine will expand your horizons. It will also help you decide what you’re aiming for in your own winemaking efforts.
First step would be stocking the staples you need to cook international. Why not follow the recommendations in our basic pantry?
Everything we know about wine is the wine cellar. Get started with wine. Know the basic types, how to taste it, and what is behind the names. Wine begins in the grapes and so should you.
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