Story by Jennifer Denison
Photography by Ross Hecox
Before you sample the spirits in California, read through our cowboy’s guide to wine tasting.
Wine tasting is part art and part science. It’ll develop your appreciation for the beverage and all that goes into making it, as well as awaken your senses. If you’re just venturing into the world of wines, as I was on a recent trip to California’s wine country, here are some tips this cowgirl learned to get you started.
To read about my horseback adventure through California’s wine country, see “A Toast to the Coast,” in the February 2008 Western Horseman.