How is Wine Assessment done at Just Wines?
At Just Wines, it’s not ‘the blind leading the blind’. You see, we don’t assess wines “blind”, the way most other tasting panels do, where the label is covered and the wine assessed solely on taste, sight, smell.
That’s not how people drink wine. In fact, having been on countless other tasting panels, we can attest that it’s not even how the people on those tasting panels drink wine when they’re not on the tasting panel!
The label plays a big role in how people approach a wine. Is it a new vintage of an old favourite? Is it a wine from an exciting new producer they’ve heard a lot about? A new variety they’re excited to try? Whichever, it all plays a part in how everyday wine lovers perceive a wine, so that’s exactly how our tasting panel conducts our assessment.
“The wines we recommend are wines that we like to drink.”
Because at Just Wines, it’s not the blind leading the blind. It’s wine experts and enthusiasts, inviting you to join us on a tasting journey.
Every now and then, the JW Tasting Panel comes across certain wines that really shine. They overdeliver in a certain aspect, be it: