Even someone who doesn’t drink a lot of wine will know that wine tasting events involve the consumption of different wine varieties. In this article, we’ll look to clue you in on some of the other things that go on, and things you can do, at these kinds of events.
A Chance to Test your Palate
Wine is grown in different regions around the world and the diverse environment creates a variety of flavors. Attending a tasting event allows you to have an appreciation for these different varieties.
Events like these can feature around eight to 10 different wines. Tasting each wine option lets you determine just how different they are from each other. White wines clearly differ from their red counterparts in terms of color but there are a variety of whites and different reds. So having a few samples from each helps you understand how a region’s environment can affect a wine’s taste.
An Opportunity to Find a Favorite Wine
The variety of options available at wine tasting events presents you with a chance to determine what kind of wine you like. Attending an event will tell you whether you are a sparkling wine type of person or one who prefers red wine.
Knowing about different wines also allows you to determine which one you’d like to keep in storage at home. It also helps you better decide on the kind of wine to bring to a party or gathering.
A Day to Meet People who Share a Common Interest
Wine lovers are found all over the world. And wine tastings are events that let you meet those who share a common interest. Instead of trying to figure out what makes a bottle of wine great on your own, going to a wine event allows you to have chats with people with varying levels of interest in wine.
A Time to Learn Food and Wine Pairing
Wine and food complement each other. By going to a wine tasting event, you’re allowing yourself to learn about which wine pairs best with certain types of food. This will come in handy should you want to invite guests over for dinner or when someone invites you to their house.
Knowing what’s going to be on the menu allows you to bring the most appropriate wine to serve when dining.
A Guide on Avoiding Bad Wine
You won’t be served bad wine during a tasting event at Speckle Rock Vineyards. Most often, you will be treated to the best varieties. You will walk away from such an event armed with good wine knowledge that you can use to your advantage when giving gifts and knowing which wine to bring for a particular occasion. Knowing more than enough about wine allows you to avoid taking too much time in wine selection.
Wine tasting events are thrown in different ways. Some choose to stage the occasion using only wines from California or displaying those produced in a particular year. Whichever the case, they are always opportunities to get a better appreciation for wine and its many varieties.
Speckle Rock Vineyards is located in beautiful Escondido, California and we’re happy to serve the following cities and counties and their surrounding areas in Southern California: Vista, Valley Center, San Marcos, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Ramona, Mesa Grande, Poway, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Carlsbad, and Temecula