Is it Astringency or Acidity? How to tell the difference.

Watch and listen to my explanation of the perceptual differences between astringency and acidity when you're tasting wine.

How can you tell the difference between astringency and acidity?

Any wine taster at the beginning of their journey will experience this dilemma. 

When you take a wine sip, so many sensations can be perceived at once.

It takes some practice to learn how to isolate these different sensations.

Listen to a recent conversation I had with a student I was coaching on that very topic.

Published February 18, 2024

Categories: : Behind the scenes, Tasting education

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Internationally renowned wine sensory scientist, Isabelle demystifies wine tasting and helps serious wine lovers sharpen their tasting skills and tasting notes in a supportive community.

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