I am currently procrastinating finishing my PR assignment with another PR assignment.
I am still learning things so it’s OK, right?
Even with the knowledge I have acquired through my blogging, I still like to wander around the wine aisles and search for a label that looks interesting. At least now I have a vague idea of what I am looking at. I have sampled enough wine in my day to know what I am probably going to enjoy, and not enjoy.
Here is a guide to understanding the wine label and hopefully not picking your bottle based on the pretty picture alone:
(and with that use of a colon I faintly hear James Turner have a heart attack somewhere in Winnipeg)
Wine labels include:
- The grape from which the wine was made
- Brand name- Producer- Company or person that made the wine
- Sometimes a whimsical name for that wine (Proprietary name)
- And the place(s) the grapes were grown – region or specific vineyard
- Vintage year- aka the year the grapes for the wine grew
A fellow blogger posted a great example I am going to share with you.
Here is one that looks a little more complicated: