Monthly Archives: January 2017

Tasting Notes: Word of the Week “Zesty”

So we’ve arrived at the end of our wine vocabulary journey, the end of the alphabet that is, don’t worry though there are still plenty of wine words out there for you to discover! Zesty is a word used to describe wine with lively flavor characteristics, with noticeable acidity and citrus notes. We find this […]

Tasting Notes: Word of the Week “Yeasty”

Fresh baked bread, brioche, warm sourdough rolls, and baguettes…What do these baked goods and your favorite bottle of bubbly have in common? The answer: Yeast! These micro organisms are responsible for making our bread rise and wine sparkle. Sparkling wines have extended contact with yeast during the fermentation process which is what gives us the yeasty or […]