How often have you been tasting a glass of wine, and you think to yourself "I know what that aroma is..." but you just can't put a name to it, even though it's on the tip of your tongue.....literally. Then you start to think about all those wine books that you have sitting back at home, and how you don't have any with you when you really need them the most.
What you do need is something that is light, portable, discreet, and compact enough to fit into your pocket, purse, or wallet. Something that provides you with essential bite sized chunks of information about wine tasting and acts as a quick reference guide, or a useful prompt.
The Essential Wine Tasting Guide©, developed as a result of experiences such as this, is the culmination of ten years of wine tasting notes and extensive research of major grape varieties and wine styles within the classic wine growing regions of the world.
and it unfolds to reveal 34 mini-pages of compact wine tasting information to help guide you in the analytical tasting of wine.
All this, and it's only the size of a credit card! You will quickly realise, along with many international wine professionals, that the Essential Wine Tasting Guide© is an extremely useful wine tool, that is...well, essential!
The Essential Wine Tasting Guide© is used as a
Three distinct categories to help you focus on your aroma and flavour notes for over 30 different wine grape varieties and wine styles, by listing the most common aromatic descriptors for :-
A vivid colour chart provides an objective way to evaluate the colour of the wine in your glass, and provides lists of terms to use to describe the appearance of the wine regarding its Clarity, Depth and Liveliness.
An extensive list of tactile and taste descriptors to help you describe characteristics such as Balance, Body, Consistency, Age, Alcoholic Strength, Astringency, Bitterness, Carbon Dioxide, Tannins, Structure, Intensity, Complexity, Acidity, Sweetness, Length and Finish.
A comprehensive list of descriptors to help you define your overall impression of a wine.
A concise description of wine faults that guides you in detecting any problems you might unexpectedly meet in a glass of wine.
Recommended serving temperatures for a variety of wine styles to enhance your enjoyment of the wine.
A scorecard for you to independently rate a wine and be your own judge.
Did we mention that it's only the size of a credit card?
The Essential Wine Tasting Guide© is for everyone who enjoys wine, including the :-
It is also widely used by people directly involved in the wine industry, including:-
If you would like to purchase a single Essential Wine Tasting Guide then you will not be charged for shipping. Ordering a second copy will trigger our ten pound shipping fee (unless it is in conjunction with wine orders reaching a total of 150 pounds - in which case shipping is free. If you would like to qualify for free shipping for two or more Essential Wine Tasting Guides please use our contact form to make the order and we will send a request for payment by email.