Helping wine lovers improve their tasting skills through sensory education.

Are you frustrated by being told what wine should taste?
Would you prefer instead learning how to improve your tasting skills?

Well, you're in the right place.

Isabelle Lesschaeve, PhD
Wine Sensory Expert

Hi, I've made my mission to demystify wine tasting rituals.


Because wine tasting isn't as complex as some pros want you to believe.

You need to trust your senses, adopt bias-free tasting practices, and train following a proven, yet approachable, sensory framework.
I created InnoVinum Academy to help you increase wine enjoyment through sensory education.

InnoVinum Academy offers unique online programs helping wine enthusiasts and professionals improve their tasting skills through sensory education and a proven approachable framework.

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Featured Resources

The Wine Aroma Wheel

Take the guesswork out of describing wine aromas so you can take pride in your tasting notes.

Get Ready for your Next Tasting

At Home Wine Tasting Essentials gives you all you need to set up your first wine tasting at home or virtual.

Learn About Pinot Noir

Discover the typical primary, secondary., and tertiary aromas of Pinot Noir.

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A wine as complex means different things to different people. Let’s clarify using recent scientific data. This is the first article of a series.


InnoVinum LLC was co-founded in 2017 by Dr. Isabelle Lesschaeve, an internationally renowned sensory scientist, and her husband, Patrick. InnoVinum is also proud to sell and wholesale A.C. Noble Wine Aroma Wheels globally and manage their copyrights.

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