Learning how to taste wines is a straightforward adventure that will deepen your appreciation for both wines and winemakers. Look, smell, taste - starting with your basic senses and expanding from there you will learn how to taste wines like the pros in no time!
Wine and Food pairing is an extremely personal pastime, drawing from the background, culture, and habits of each person sampling the wine. In the end, it comes down to what an individual enjoys, and what combination works best for that person.
There are as many ways for rating wines as there are wines on the market. Wine rating is really subjective and is not an exact science by any means. The basic rule of thumb, when you get down to the bottom of it is either "I like it" or "I don't like it."