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Tips to Pick a Good Bottle of Wine


When it comes to picking a good bottle of wine, there are so many factors to choose from. Whether it it’s for an occasion, dinner parties, cooking, price etc., picking a good wine is a subjective matter. If you’re new and looking to pick that perfect wine in a market, then these are few helpful tips.

  • Choose a White or Rose – For beginners, it is best to choose a wine which is on the sweeter side. Since wine come in varieties, many first-timers tend to choose rose or white wine because of its sweetness. In the end, it is up to your taste buds.
  • Reflect on Other Flavors You Enjoy – The best way to describe this is with an example. These are the best 2 examples.
  1. If you crave for sweetness, then choosing a sweet wine will be your preferred choice.
  2. On the other hand, if you love something bitter such as black coffee, then choosing an acidic wine is for you.
  • What’s the Occasion? – There are several purposes and occasion that can influence in selecting a good wine. For example –
  1. Are you going to enjoy the wine with food? Then you may want to opt for that has a little acidic taste.
  2. Are you going to use it in a recipe? Depends on what it is you’re making. For chicken, acidic wine is fine. While for fish, something fruity will be better.
  3. Are you going to invite some friends? For this occasion, you may want to bring a mixture of sweet and acidic tasting wines.

Visiting the Swan Valley Wine Tours can help you learn more information based on different varieties of wines.