Whether it’s to perfect your favourite blend or to broaden your palate with new variations, custom wine can be a lot of fun!
Try Wives Wine Time is back! This time, the ladies aren’t just drinking wine – they’re making it!
At The Blending Lab you can create your own wine blend to perfectly match your specific tastes under the helpful guidance of one of their experts. The Try Wives tried this out, and as you can see they had a great time.
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The first blend up for tasting is the local expert Michael’s blend. With a mix of Zinfandel and Syrah they create a pleasant and interesting flavour that the whole group enjoys. The Try Wives proceed to come up with their own blends, well suited for their preferences now that they’ve gained some knowledge about how the wines blend with each other.
VIDEO: The Try Wives make Custom Wine
There were a lot of cut outs in the waists of gowns at the Critics’ Choice Awards and there were mostly chic and fun with a little peak of skin. This is not a little peak.
For the grand finale, they select their favorite blend and make a whole bottle of it to take home. With a nice balanced taste, Maggie’s blend is selected for bottling. Once the bottle is corked and the label designed, the wine is ready to be brought back home for further enjoyment!
Blind Taste Test
“Maybe I don’t know what I like in wine. I feel like I said that I liked certain things at the beginning, and then I was like nope. None of those are actually true. At the beginning of our class, I was able to guess which one was which,
and now I know nothing. The true skill is the consumption. I think so. I’m more of a quantity over quality type of person.”
“Maybe I don’t know what I like in wine.”
“I usually tell people the first sip that you have of each of these wines, drink it like you normally do. You know why we have to be blindfolded? It’s because it heightens all of your other…Senses! You can hear what the wine is saying. Drink me! Drink me!” – Michael
I do like red wine better. – I like red wine better.
– Oh, you do? – 100% yeah
The Try Wives
Just looking at a wine will actually tell you what’s going on with those three things.
“The basic fundamentals of wine tasting: acidity, sweetness, and body or texture.”
Let’s talk about colour first. So that’s actually linked to pH. The redder a wine is, the lower the pH, meaning the more acidic the wine is. The more purple it is, the higher the pH, and less acidic. You’ll notice this wine’s pretty transparent. – It’s almost clear, almost looks like water on the edge…continue by watching the video above.