Top 5 Wine Tasting Tips
We caught up with Gourmet Escape regular, Vanya Cullen from Margaret River’s iconic Cullen Wines to find out her top 5 tips for wine tasting.
Choose a fruit or flower day on the biodynamic calendar for tasting your wine for the best flavours
Choose a beautiful wine glass to enjoy your wine.
Select a screw cap rather than a corked wine bottle so you don’t have to worry about cork taint.
Make sure that your wines are not too hot or cold. Recommended temperatures for tasting are 16°C for whites and 18°C for reds.
The process for tasting wines:
- Pour into a glass
- Check the colour of the wine
- Aerate, sniff hard at the perfume of the wine and imbibe in the wine’s scent
- Taste a little, making sure you swirl and aerate in your mouth before swallowing
- Write tasting notes if you’re able to
- Most important of all, enjoy the wine tasting and the whole experience.
See below for one of Cullen Wine’s wine tasting videos with Vanya Cullen.
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Taking a look at the 2012 vintage in three wines from Cullen 2012 Kevin John 2012 Diana Madeline and 2012 Vanya on the flower day 19th April 2020#cullenwines#wilyabrup#margaretriver#biodynamic#carbonnegative#cabernetsauvignon #chardonnay#kevinjohn#dianamadeline#vanya#nature#goddess#beauty#2012 #2012vintage#autumn#flowerday#planets#earth#sunday #tasting#sundaytasting #delicious Phone0897555277email. Cellardoor@cullenwines.com.au and make your order today..open 7days selling takeaway wine and food🙏🏻🍷❤️
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