Everyone knows that you’re supposed to taste wine in a pretty strict, classical order: White to red. Light to heavy. Dry to sweet. There’s lots of variety within this prescripted hierarchy. But overall, we rarely challenge the common wisdom of this wine tasting order. Well, if you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that I love to challenge conventional wine knowledge. And if you’re new to my blog, I hope I can open your mind to some new wine rules (in my mind, rules are guidelines).
As with wine and food pairing, when it comes to wine tasting order, rules are meant to be broken, whether intuitively or intentionally. [Read more…]