Hollow

Hollow

Tasting term used to indicate a wine lacking in depth,

Hock.

Hock.

Anglo-saxon term for any German wine

Grapey

Grapey

Tasting term indicating a wine with smell or flavour

Gran reserva (Sp.)

Gran reserva (Sp.)

Literally 'great reserve'. Wine that has fulfilled certain (lengthy) ageing…

Governo (It.)

Governo (It.)

Technique for producing Chianti, in which some grapes are reserved…

Girasol (Sp.)

Girasol (Sp.)

Machine used to reproduce the effect of riddling in the…

Blackcurrant

Blackcurrant

Tasting term used to indicate the often pungent aroma of…

Bitter

Bitter

One of the four basic flavours which can be detected…

Bite

Bite

Tasting term used to indicate a powerful initial sensation of…

Big

Big

Tasting term used to indicate a powerful wine

Bereich (Ger.)

Bereich (Ger.)

Wine-growing district, comprising a group of sites which produce wines…

Bentonite

Bentonite

Clay often used in fining wine, particularly white.

Beery

Beery

Tasting term indicating the malty smell or taste of beer,