Bags to completely cover the wines. Removing the entire
foil on the neck of the bottle might also be a good idea.
A cardboard cup of some type for those who wish to spit
out their wines. Why? Because one can only drink so much
wine before the taste buds and sense of smell fade.
Small cubes of French bread or a neutral cracker to clear
Open all the wines, cover them with the bags, and label
each bag with a number or letter of the alphabet.
Set the wine glasses out on the wine placemat. Fill each
glass with 2 to 4 oz. of wine.
Make sure you pour the correctly labeled wine into the
corresponding wine glass on the placemat.
All the wine glasses should have the same amount of wine.
There are various ways to conduct the tasting. The wines
can be tasted one at a time followed by discussion. Or, each
person can taste all the wines independently and then talk
about the wines, and then do a taste again of any wine in
Score the wines, tally each taster’s score and then
rank all the wines.