WINE AUCTIONS
Wine auctions or a bottle of wine for the price of a luxury car. For “hunters” for antiques, an auction is a great opportunity to purchase the desired lot (paintings,…

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GASTRONOMIC COMBINATION
Before you comprehend the subtleties of the selection of the ideal combinations of wines and dishes, let's touch on the topic of recommendations for choosing a wine to the table.…

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GRAPES VARIETIES
To describe all grape varieties, which number about 14 thousand, would need a whole book. But we will consider only the most popular ones, those without which modern winemaking would…

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WINE TESTING

Open any list of the rarest professions and almost everyone will find the profession of a wine taster. This trend is associated not only with the lack of special educational institutions where qualified tasters are trained, but also with high requirements that are imposed on such a specialist.

WINE TESTING
If practically anyone who wants to be a sommelier or cavist can be, because the main focus of these professions is the knowledge base of wine and the ability to communicate with customers (whether it’s a restaurant or a boutique), then a high sensitivity threshold of his organs of smell, vision and taste buds is important for a taster as well as an excellent sensory memory. It is on the basis of a comparative analysis that the tasting is carried out.

The purpose of the tasting is to assess the current state of the wine. Such an expert often does not have information on the cost of the wine being tasted or on its compatibility with any products, his main task is to identify problems (shortcomings, defects, diseases) of a drink at a certain moment. A qualified specialist knows about all the subtleties of changing the taste of wine at any stage of production and during any technological operations.

The process of tasting is carried out in an isolated room, hidden from extraneous sounds that can distract the taster, odors and noises. In addition to the “organizational” conditions, there are also requirements for the specialist himself: one day before the assessment event, he should not eat spicy, fatty, sour, sweet, as well as smoke and use perfume. All this may affect the work of its receptors, and, accordingly, the result of the tasting conclusion.

For cavists and sommeliers there is a strict binding to the workplace, for a taster this is not at all necessary. He can hold a tasting at one winery, and then immediately go to another production.

Although tasters do not always have a good theoretical knowledge base (about the date of the spill, year yield, etc.), today they are one of the most competent appraisal experts in winemaking: the results of their tastings most accurately reflect the quality and potential of the investigated wine. Club Grapes holds wine tastings in Kazakhstan.

GENERAL HISTORY OF WINE
Each of us at least once tasted wine. However, not everyone is familiar with the history of winemaking. Although this drink is considered one of the oldest and the history…

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TOP 10 WINE FESTIVALS OF EUROPE
Every year in Europe, hundreds of wine festivals dedicated to local (regional) winemaking are held. Such festivities allow not only to attract tourists, but also to promote their products. Some…

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HOW WILL YOU LEARN TO CORRECTLY TASTE WINE?
If you do not take into account the work of professional tasters and critics whose purpose is to evaluate wine, wine tasting for the average person is a practical way…

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WINE BRAND CALVET
Calvet - affordable luxury of French winemaking. Today Calvet brand wines (over 40 types) can be bought in 100 countries around the world, including in Kazakhstan. 70% of the total…

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