three glass of white red and rose wine with dim light in wooden restaurant table with a grape background

Wine Tasting Tours

Fourth Eye Digital Arts: January 30th, 2020

If you are interested in the staple beverage of the Niagara region, and want to gain an understanding of the process behind the creation and making of wine and spirits, then take a Niagara Falls Wine Tour. How the specific grapes grow work in conjunction with the environment, and wildlife in the area are also crucial for the development of specific tastes and flavors. There are five steps to wine tasting, which are connected to its basic chemical composition and understanding its components. These are broken down into five steps. Like a diamond, the first items to note is the wine color and clarity. The next step is what is known as the swirl, which releases the enzymes and allows one to smell the natural elements, and the aging method. When smelling and or tasting wines, one of the things you will notice is the amount of bitter tannin flavor that are noticeable on the tongue. Tannin sensations are generated from the stems and seeds of the grapes, and it’s essentially either used to bench-marking flavoring, or done simply because it was too much trouble to remove the excess debris. The smell and clarity of the wine will also be noticed by its age. The more obvious element to focus on when enjoying any liquid refreshments is of course the taste and or overall texture. Because of the time spent fabricating and understanding how to develop specific wine and wine flavors, the taste and how it is reached becomes very important to brewers and connoisseurs alike. One of the key aspects attached to the formulation of sought after wine tastes would be how it is aged. Wine aging can be done in many ways, but the most common and fruitful way of aging is through storing the product in different varieties of wood. Using wood allows the wine to pick up some subtle tones, aroma and even the color from being in that environment. Depending on the type of wood, and for how long it is aged, the wine flavor changes, and of course, working in conjunction with the type of grape and the skill level of the brewer will also play a major part of how the wine tastes in the end. The final way that we experience wine is through the savory sensation left on your tongue. As you smell drink and consume various wines, the after effects from swallowing leaves different levels of aftertastes and savory sensations on your palate. They can cascade into the realm of warm, cool, sweet, fruity, woody, grape and any other number of combinations. One part of taking a wine tour as understanding what causes you are tongue or palate to generate these sensations, gives you an understanding of the work and time involved

with the complete process.

Take a fun and educational experience with Airlink Niagara Falls Tours. Contact our agents to arrange an appointment today.