To write sympathetically about a wine, I need to experience it as part of real life. I need to drink it, and more than just once.
Editor's note: "We taste wine with four of our five senses: sight, smell, touch, and taste" but the same wine "tasted" by two people will not be perceived identically. And how do we explain sights, aromas and flavors in our glass? Author Meg Maker takes us through the vocabulary of wine, showing us what we have in common when we experience a wine — and how to express it. –Becky Sue Epstein, Editor
Champagnes, Crémants, and traditional method sparkling wines—from the grand to the greatly affordable—special enough for holiday parties.