How well do you know how to Taste Wine ?

The world of wine is vibrant, constantly changing and ever so interesting. Everyday wine enthusiasts can learn & share their new experiences with good food & friends. So the following ‘Wine Quiz’ is a little bit of fun and learning for all - and for those a little more competitive a personal test of your wine knowledge.

● So you think you know how to taste wine?
● Or - You think you know what you are looking for in wine?

Take this short Tasting Wine Quiz & find out.

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Before you smell, taste a wine, and to help better understand the wine you are about to try. You can first slightly tilt your glass and look at the wine, and you should evaluate the..?

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After doing the first step in tasting wine. What can you learn about a wine from its colour?

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The next stage in tasting wine is the 'aroma' of the wine. Which of the following is a ‘typical example’ that would be used described a wines 'aroma' in a tasting note?

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When tasting wine, which of the following are you ‘unlikely’ to learn about a wine from its taste?

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When tasting wine, what does the term ‘tight’ refer to when describing a wine?

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What does it mean when a wine is described and referred to as tired and flabby?

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When tasting wine, what does it mean when a white wine is described as ‘round’?

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What is the name of the harmless crystals that can form on the bottom of a cork and wine bottle & sometimes fall into your glass?

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When tasting wine, what does it mean when a wine is described as being ‘mature’?

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If someone describes a wine as: aromas of peaches, flavours of ripe stone-fruits with a hint of vanilla toast on a dry finish - refers to which of the following wines?

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When tasting wine, particularly red wines - you describe the wine as having varied intensity of tannins. The sensation your palate quickly experiences a dried-out feeling in your mouth. Which of the following red wines typically has the highest level of tannins?

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When tasting wine, your palate can identify sweet, dry, oak and bitter notes, along with the texture of a wine at varied levels of expression. But which of the following is not always talked about, but is very important for the first impression and enjoyment of wine?

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