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Feb 11, 2011

Confused by wine terminology?  Elizabeth and Rick define some of the most common terms and descriptors thrown around at wine tastings and dinner parties.

Show Notes:

News - Robert Parker no longer reviewing California wines (and why this matters)

  • Top 10 Snobby Wine Terms & Their Meanings (listen for Elizabeth’s colorful definitions):
    • Dusty
    • Minerality
    • Gamey
    • Tannic
    • Acidic
    • Dry (and the opposite: Sweet)
    • Sweet
    • Finish
    • Bouquet
    • Tight
  • Did we miss any snobby wine terms?  Tell us in the comments
  • Grape of the Week - Chardonnay (and all its flavor variations) Take the Wine Sisterhood survey about wine-related mobile apps Next week’s topic: It’s up to you!

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