Tag Archives: Tasting

• How (Or If) You Wear Underwear May Provide Insight to Wine Preferences

How (Or If) You Wear Underwear May Provide Insight to Wine Preferences

Individual sensory sensitivity manifested in strange ways. “My research colleague, Dr. Virginia Utermohlen MD, and I are proposing that the range and intensity of sensations we experience varies, often dramatically, from one person to the next and these individual differences play an important role in determining individual wine preferences. It is well known that people […]

• Are you one of these 12 types of wine lovers?

Are you one of these 12 types of wine lovers?

“We all think we’re wine lovers, but the truth is some of us love wine while others love those who love wine, or love the wines of others, or love hoarding wine. When you look at it, wine lovers, and the folks you’re likely to invite to any wine tasting, reflect a cross section of […]

• Temecula-area wines celebrate California Wine Month

Temecula-area wines celebrate California Wine Month

The association is selling monthlong wine-tasting passes for $40. With this ticket, good daily through Sept. 30, a person can visit any five of the group’s 31 member wineries for full tastings at each one. Wineries keep varying hours, however, so ticketholders should check the businesses’ websites or call in advance for details.

• Not "Biodynamic", Not "Organic"…Seeking to Define Natural Wine

Not "Biodynamic", Not "Organic"…Seeking to Define Natural Wine

Except for the absence of tie-dye, the second annual Natural Wine Week in San Francisco could have been an event right out of 1967. It was as well-intentioned and disorganized as a Be-In because nobody was really in charge. It’s a collective effort, with retail stores and restaurants planning their own wine tasting events—some of […]