In order to enjoy wine, one must learn the proper techniques of wine tasting. According to Wikipedia: “Wine tasting is the sensory examination and evaluation of wine.”
In order to evaluate wine you must use: The 5 S’s of Wine Tasting; See, Sniff, Swirl, Sniff, Sip. For examination of wine: color, clarity, varietal character, integration, expressiveness, complexity and connectedness is taken into consideration.
Marianne Frantz, is the founder of the American Wine School, located here in Cleveland, Ohio, and she is also a Certified Wine Educator, an Advanced Sommelier and holds a Diploma, in Wine & Spirits from the London WSET.