TIL about Wine…(so far) (AKA Wine Truths*)

This will list the things I have learned so far. I’ll update this list as necessary. If you happen to disagree with anything this list, leave a comment as to why and I’ll investigate.

Color: You’re supposed to look closely at the color. In a well lit room (against a light background) you are supposed to view the wine’s color. Is it clear? (Clear is good) Is it cloudy? There’s some other stuff with the color. I’ll update this as I understand it.

Swirling: Swirl the wine around the glass (by holding the stem, not the glass itself). This is supposed to release aromas by aerating the wine.

Smell the wine: Sniff the wine. What does it smell like? What aromas do you detect?
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