How to prepare for a tasting.

Prepare your taste buds; some guidelines for a successful tasting.Four things to avoid, three hours before a tasting:Orange or grapefruit juiceToothpasteCandy or chewing gumCoffeeIn short, don't …

Getting the most out of your wine tasting.
Here are a few tips and guidelines to help you prepare your taste buds for a wine tasting. It will make your whole experience more pleasurable…

Four things to avoid, at least three hours before a tasting:

  • Orange or grapefruit juice
  • Toothpaste
  • Candy or chewing gum
  • Coffee

In short, don't take any risks, drink water after your lunch!


  • Eat well at noon: alcohol on an empty stomach is uncomfortable.
  • During the tasting, take bread "without butter" so that your palate remains as neutral as possible.
  • Avoid wearing too strong perfumes. Discretion is essential!
  • The smell of tobacco is unpleasant for the participants next to you.
  • When you arrive, you are invited to introduce yourself to the people by your side.

Important note: All meals - during or after the tasting - will be billed to you separately by the restaurateur at the end of the service. Thank you!

During the workshop you will need to take some notes, we suggest that you bring your glasses or any other reading aid. Paper also if you want to take additional notes.

Additional note: You are registered to participate in a wine "workshop". If you only come to accompany and / or wine is of little interest to you and / or you are in a hurry, for respect for the other participants and the presenter, please consider a more suitable personalized service. On the other hand, if you have come to learn with an open mind and palate and thus be part of the thousands of participants happy with their experience, we are waiting for you to an experience that will change your vision of wines for the rest of your life!

Nb .: Your sommelier is part of the service industry with a minimum salary. If you were impressed with his performance, please give him encouragement.

Thank you!

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