Winetasting Terminology

For some of us, winetasting can be a bit intimidating. Knowing common terms can help. Here are some of the most commonly-used words by oenophiles. Acidity — the liveliness and crispness in wine that activates our salivary glands Aging — holding wine in barrels, tanks, and bottles to advance them to a more desirable state Astringent — tasting term noting the harsh, bitter,