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The taste of wine lies in the glass

The Framingham Classic Riesling 2013 (Rs 3,109 in Bengaluru) is a classic New Zealand off-dry style wine, with rich fruit and aromas of lemons and mandarin and stone fruit with a long mineral finish

Alok Chandra 

Alok Chandra

Did you know that wines can taste completely different depending on the glass you use to taste or drink? The Bangalore Wine Club recently organised a 'Glass Tasting' with Riedel, one of the foremost producers of wine glasses in the world, and the results were fascinating.

We tasted water (no, it tastes the same, regardless of the glass used), two whites, and two reds from five different wine glasses: a 'joker' (all-purpose wine glass), a white-wine wine glass, a Chardonnay wine glass, a Burgundy wine glass, and a Bordeaux wine glass. In each instance wines sampled from the ...

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First Published: Sat, August 06 2016. 00:07 IST