Wine tastings do not have to be boring. Here are 3 steps to making yours memorable.
Choose a theme.
French wines? California wines? Maybe you want to cover the vineyards and grapes of Italy. There are countless varieties of regions & vintages where wine is created so knowing the direction where you want your wine to go is a huge step. Once you have the theme in mind, the next step will be choosing what delicious and succulent pairs will accompany them. A spicy Italian sausage, complimented with a baguette and Pecorino Toscano maybe?
Meant to Be.
It is often the case in which wine is paired with cheese and/or chocolate. These are always great ideas for pairings but wine is a diverse as food itself. Do a little research on your wine choices. Discover where they’re from, what tastes the chateau and/or wine maker was aiming to achieve with its boutique. Normally, if the wine is complex, the food in which it is paired with would be better to have less complexity. If there are desserts and sweets, the wine should as well be sweet but indeed sweeter to carry the sweetness on your palate. There are plenty of details to factor in for a pairing.
Enjoy With Your New Connoisseurs.
The best ingredient you could add to your own Wine Tasting are the guests. Have fun together. Laugh and enjoy the beauty that is wine all while learning what makes these works of art click. After all is said and done, you and your guests will have learned so much having simply enjoyed each other at your very own wine tasting.