Saturday, March 7, 2015

Margaret River Wine Tours Preparation: The Basics of Wine Tasting

"Are you embarking on your first of many wine tours in Margaret River? Then you'll find this bit of trivia rather interesting: Have you ever wondered why wine glasses are only served half full? Whilst theories abound, wine aficionados have a different take on the matter. Wine needs air to release its aromas and bring out its best flavour; with a full glass, that’s just not possible. Indeed, tasting wine involves using your taste buds as much as your sense of smell. Moreover, the partial emptiness of a wine glass makes it easier for the taster to swirl the wine for smelling."

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