Have you ever had trouble reading a wine label? Mark DeWolf, Sommelier with By the Glass, shows how to read and interpret Old World and New World wine labels.
Old World vs. New World Wine Labels
Have you ever been impressed by a wine connoisseur who can easily rhyme off the grape varietals, vineyard pedigrees and histories of their favourite bottles? With just a little direction, you too can learn a lot about your favourite wines just by taking a quick read of the wine’s label. Below are three types of labels you may run into. Watch our guided tour of three wine labels and reference the legends below to make sure you aren’t left wondering the next time you’re searching for your next selection!