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August 23, 2020

One of the things we hear quite often from guests visiting the Al Lago Wines’ tasting room is that they can never experience the smells listed on the tasting notes of a wine. They will timidly ask for confirmation that they are smelling cherry, or chocolate, or some other fruity scent. So, what are you smelling in your glass of Al Lago Wine? Let's get started...

 

 
March 6, 2018
 

So, how important is the shape of the glass that you are pouring into? It wasn’t until I took advanced sensory analysis at Cal Poly that I truly understood and appreciated the function of wine glasses. A properly chosen wine glass does not only significantly enhance a tasting experience, it can also mitigate undesirable sensory qualities.

 

 
March 25, 2015


Have you ever pulled a cork on a bottle of wine and seen what looked like broken glass glued to the bottom of the cork? Some people get freaked out about it, but the simple fact is that it's totally harmless. Others think it's sediment, but they would be incorrect as well...

 

 

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