Tagged with "alcohol"

Wine-Legs-wine-tears

Angela Muir MW explains what ‘wine legs’ actually mean

I’ve seen many people pontificate about this phenomenon known as ‘legs’  but it doesn’t really say as much about a wine as they may lead us to believe.  Master of Wine Angela Muir explains the truth behind how these legs form and what they actually mean.

Sweet dry wines

How wine can be dry but taste sweet (Amino Acids) – withTim Hanni

Tim Hanni is a professionally-trained chef and a Master of Wine. He has been involved with wine and food education and research for over thirty-five years and has a unique perspective on food and wine. Here Tim explains how compounds other than sugar can taste sweet and therefore how a dry wine can still taste […]

Ketchup

Tomato ketchup and how people taste food and wine differently

Tim Hanni is a professionally-trained chef and a Master of Wine. He has been involved with wine and food education and research for over thirty-five years and has a unique perspective on food and wine. Here Stephen asks Tim his opinion on why his son always covers his food with ketchup. This is a fascinating […]

Ronan Sayburn MS

An Introduction to Red Wine with Ronan Sayburn MS

In this video Ronan shows how to taste a red wine, including what to look for in the colour, understanding more about the age of a red wine, and the different sensations you get from tasting it. Ronan is one of only 180 Master Sommelier’s in the world. He is currently the Director of Wines and […]

grape-ripeness

Checking grapes for ripeness

Here Stephen is checking the grapes for ripeness using a refractometer. This tool is used by winemakers to see the potential alcohol based on the sugar in the grapes.