You have to know a lot to enjoy wine? Not so.
Yes, wine is a subject with an intense learning curve — one look at the Master Sommelier and Master of Wine programs make that incredibly clear. Many wine drinkers do find a new kind of appreciation by knowing which strain of yeast was used in fermentation or whether the vineyard sits on gravel soils. That said, the amount of enjoyment found in a wine is not necessarily contingent upon the sipper’s knowledge level: above all, in our minds, is taste.
Stay tuned for more #winemyths to come!
Ram’s Gate Winery