Demystifying Wine Aromas
Did you know that smell – not taste – is the human sense that defines the overall flavor of wine? The unfortunate thing is that so many people are unsure of themselves when it comes to identifying aromas in wine and developing an understanding of what they enjoy. In fact, they’re downright uncomfortable with the whole experience. That’s one of the reasons I created the Middle Ridge Signature Aroma Table.
The Signature Aroma Table is an interactive, smell-able display of over 40 aroma “reference standards” that are typically used to train wine competition judges and wine writers. The inspiration for it came ...
Saturday, Nov. 15
6:00 - 8:00 pm
This is our biggest event of the year and you won't want to miss it! Be among the first to preview some great Bordeaux varietals that have been camping out in barrels. Then make your way over to our smell-able display of aroma "reference standards" that are used to train wine competition judges and wine writers. You'll also want to browse the fine art, photography and jewelry made by the artists of Idyllwild, the home of Middle Ridge Winery. And don’t forget to vote for your favorite piece of art in our first annual Barrel Art Challenge!