Practical matters: Formal tastings

When it comes to the number of wines you can seriously taste at a session, you’ll find that your capacity will increase the more tastings you do. However, you will reach a certain point where your cup will indeed runneth over. Robinson suggests our first studying two wines at a time say two Chardonnays from different regions. Then try comparing three wines and begin working your way upward. Although professional tasters may taste as many as one hundred wines, you’ll probably discover that 12 will be your limit.

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