5 Wine Words to Add to Your Vocabulary
Bouquet – the aromas of wine; the overall fragrance of the wine; a single distinct characteristic.
Enology – the study of wines; an enologist is a professional winemaker; an enophile is someone who enjoys wine.
Oxidized – a wine that is no longer fresh because of too much air exposure.
Pruning – the annual vineyard chore of trimming back plants from the previous harvest.
Racking – the process of moving wine from barrel to barrel, while leaving sediment behind.
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Definitions via Wine Enthusiast.