Ever read wine tasting notes? Berry this, whiffs of that, shrimp shell reduction. (Shrimp shell reduction? Seriously.) Sometimes it gets pretty mind-numbing. How can we make them more relevant, useful, and actually pleasant to read? Wine Writer Talia Baiocchi tackles this topic on Eater. It’s a great article to read from start to finish, but I am particularly fond of her summation of what good wine tasting notes can accomplish:
“In the end, the idea is to inspire adventure, not dependence.”
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