Wine Type Terminology

There is an ever-expanding list of tricky wine terminology that connoisseurs like to throw around to seem fancy. But fear not, wine-lover, it’s easier than you think.

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There are some very important terms to learn, such as medium-bodied, fortified wines and champagne, which will be discussed in the articles below. 

Whether you are brushing up on your terminology or only just getting into the swing of things, here is a refresher course on the most prominent terms used in the wine community.

Full-bodied or Medium-bodied

Ever felt perplexed at the names assigned to wine? Like what does full-bodied mean and what makes a wine medium-bodied and not just regular ...more

Something Sweet

Pretty to look at and pretty to drink, rosé is the summer standard for many wine enthusiasts who prefer their wine light and sweet....more

Sparkling or Still?

Have you ever wondered what makes wine sparkling or still? Well, today is your lucky day because what follows below are easily digestible ch...more