5 Words to Sound Like a Wine Expert

Ever wondered what you're supposed to look for when you get a glass of wine poured out for you? And no, 'getting drunk' is not the answer. If you're like me, hopelessly inadequate in the expansive world of Old and New World wines and prone to mild panic attacks when the sommelier looks at you expectantly after you've taken your first sip, this guide is for you. We speak with James Halliday, a respected wine critic and vigeron (read: winemaker) in Australia's Yarra Valley wine region, to come up with a failproof guide to sounding like you know something about wines.