How to tell if wine is bad

Kristene King Thrall

duration5:23 mins

Lesson Details

For a server, sending out bad wine to a guest is like sending out uncooked chicken as a chef – an absolute no-no! It is a surefire way to bring the integrity of your restaurant into question and it can have a really negative impact on the guest experience. So you want to make sure you’re equipped with the skill to tell if wine is bad before it reaches your customers.

Sommelier and wine educator Kristene King Thrall explains how to identify off flavors in wine and the four most common ways that wine can go bad.

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