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The Beginners Guide to Wine

Updated: Dec 22, 2021

Have you been looking for an excuse to expand your palate, but unsure how to do so? We’ve got you covered. These simple and smart guidelines will help you discover your palate and launch your long and tasty journey to understanding wine.

Tasting Wine

There’s no right way or wrong way to taste wine. It’s this simple — do you like what you’re drinking or do you not like what you’re drinking? That said, there’s a formal way to taste wine that reveals more about the wine in your glass, even before you start drinking. Here at Oba, we understand that this method of tasting can be intimidating, so we’re going to break it down for you, leaving you feeling comfortable and confident if you wish to use this method.

Getting Started

Learning how to taste wine is no different than learning how to appreciate any other type of art for your pleasure. The more you fine-tune your sensory skills, the better you will be at being able to understand and enjoy the nuances and details of great wines. The time and effort you invest into your palate is the most rewarding feeling and makes tasting much more fun.