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Coravin 1
Coravin 1

Enjoy Wine without Uncorking

A wine device that allows you to taste wine without having to pull the cork. It involves a thin hollow needle being inserted into the bottle and then creating pressure and flushing with argon, an inert gas. Before, during and a...
 
 
Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW
 
Pour wine and cheese
Pour wine and cheese
Pour wine and cheese

Quality of Wine Series: Wine Integration

What is wine integration? You could call it a quality parameter. Jennifer grabs the yogurt and fruit and breaks it down to every day speak.

 
 
Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW
 
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wine sip
wine sip

Quality of Wine Series: Length Vs. Finish

Length and finish, although used interchangeably, are actually quite different. Jennifer takes us through the breakdown of when the terms are appropriate.
 
 
Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW
 
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relative
relative

Quality of Wine Series: It’s All Relative

Balance is already tricky with sugars and tannins working together towards perfect harmony. Now, Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW throws in the matter of subjectivity. What exactly does that mean? In a nutshell, everyone’s palate...

 
 
Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW
 
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balancepic
balancepic

Quality of Wine Series: Balancing Act

Grab your Pinot Grigio, lemon and vodka so you can join Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW, as she explains the importance of balance in wine. Not only will you begin to fully understand this judging component but Simonetti-Bryan gui...
 
 
Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW
 
My Fair Lady 2
My Fair Lady 2
My Fair Lady 2

Quality of Wine Series: Finesse

What is all the finesse about? Jennifer defines her “aha” moment over a bottle of Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc.

 
 
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Bad Wine istock
Bad Wine istock
Bad Wine istock

Quality of Wine Series: Introduction to Wine Quality

Is wine quality subjective? As a professional wine taster it’s about discovering the objective side of your palate.