Get to grips with the language of wine with our list of definitions for some of the most used wine-related phrases.
As with any industry, the wine world can involve quite a bit of jargon. Words like vintage, terroir, and body can sound vague and confusing to someone at the beginning of their wine journey and can even be a little daunting.
We're here to help and simplify things. Read on as we highlight and explain the meanings of some of the most common wine-related words and terminologies you are likely to come across so you can quickly acquaint yourself with the language of wine. We'll cover terms relating to your wine glass, the sensory experiences in wine tasting, and wine production.
You're sure to come across a long list of other potentially confusing terms as you continue your wine journey, but we hope this list helps you make a positive start.