wine tasting tips switzerland
1. The temperature of the wineThe temperature that a wine is served can greatly affect the way it tastes and smells and is one of the main elements to appreciate the potential of the product. • An operating temperature below 5 ° C will definitely mute the nose of the wine and emphasis the perception of acid in white wines and tannic acid in red wines. • If you consume a red wine above room temperature, that is to say at 20 ° C or 25 ° C, the alcohol, the volatile component, will smother the other aromas. The rule is to serve the wines at the follow...
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Oenology and wine tasting courses in Lausanne
If wine has been at the heart of our cultures for centuries and is anchored in our lives and in our genes, it is really since the beginning of this century that the craze and the thirst for knowledge around this natural product has really exploded. With a world that has become more and more open to others, more and more cultured as well, wine has been democratized, notably thanks to the various professionals in the sector: winemakers, tasters, sommeliers, wine merchants and today, in the age of the Internet, bloggers. These actors of the wine industry have helped ...
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How to organize a wine tasting party?
Previously reserved for the wine elites, with sommeliers at the head of the procession, wine tasting has gradually been democratized and is now a popular event for consumers. The vocabulary and gestures of the wine taster, once reserved for professionals and knowledgeable amateurs, are now used by all wine aficionados, both experts and neophytes. Organizing a tasting may seem simple for some, but for others it becomes an obstacle course. Alfavin.ch, which already organizes wine tastings in Lonay, Vaud, gives you here some tips and ideas to prepare a wine tasting. ...
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Oenology courses in Lausanne
Never before has the world of wine aroused so much interest among the population, professionals aside. In an increasingly connected world, where the sharing of knowledge through articles, blogs, and specialized websites has become plethoric, wine courses have the wind in their sails and are appreciated by wine lovers. Real moments of exchange to apprehend the wine under all its facets, they allow the informed amateurs or not to learn, to increase their knowledge and to take pleasure to taste.Lausanne, a cosmopolitan city where many nationalities rub shoulders, has...
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Spanish Wine Tasting: Priorat vs. Montsant
Nestled in the south of Catalonia, Priorat and Montsant are two very old vineyards that were in perdition at the beginning of the 1990's. Then, thanks to the impulse of a few winegrowers, these terroirs will be reborn and experience a meteoric rise to worldwide recognition. At Alfavin.ch, a wine store specialized in Italian and Spanish wines for 30 years, Spain and in particular Priorat and Montsant, have a special place and a visceral attachment... Whether you are a connoisseur, an amateur or even a novice, if you want to know more... Follow the guide! Discovery...
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