How to taste
Serve, store & taste

How to taste wine in three simple steps

Have you ever been puzzled by a wine note that lists tobacco, petrol or balsam wood as a flavour? Confused by descriptions like ‘buttery’, ‘oaky’ or ‘vanilla-flecked’? Well, we writers do love to get carried away with a wine note, but there honestly is something behind all the seemingly-bizarre terms you’ll see in wine descriptions.

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Sauvignon Blanc
Grape varieties

Sauvignon blanc: The ultimate grape guide

Sauvignon blanc is zesty & fragrant but there's much more to this aromatic grape variety than Marlborough.

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Grape varieties

Expand your wine knowledge and discover more about the flavour profiles, regions and history of the world's best-loved grape varieties.

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Wine styles

If you know the types of wine you enjoy but not necessarily the grapes used to make it, we'll help you discover new wines to love!

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Serve, store & taste

From food and wine matching to the best way to serve and store your wines, find tips on how to get more from your favourite bottles.

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