We believe wine should be approachable, not intimidating.

So we made you some cheat sheets.

 

Wine explained in plain English.

BODY
Thin
Cliff-edge
Mellow
Short
Austere
Delicate
Opulent
Extracted
Flabby
Closed
Polished
Powerful
Complex
Full-bodied
ACIDITY
Acidic
Bright
Astringent
Thin
Lean
Racy
Tart
Edgy
Zippy
Fresh
Crisp
Delicate
TANNIN
Bitter
Harsh
Aggressive
Powerful
Rigid
Muscular
Tart
Structured
Chewy
Silky
Smooth
Velvety
Fallen over
Flat
Tight
Firm
Concentrated
Hollow
FRUIT
Juicy
Flamboyant
Fleshy
Extracted
Red fruits
Black fruits
Berry
Citrus
YEAST
Sour
Cheesey
Biscuit
Creamy
Malolactic Fermentation
Buttery
Fermentation
Chaptalization
OAK
Smoky
Charcoal
Toasted
Dill
Nutty
Coconut
Caramel
Vanilla
Stone fruits
Tropical fruits
Cassis