The art of tasting

How to serve wine

The ideal temperature Between the temperatures announced on the label and the advice of your ‘connoisseur’ neighbour, it is often hard to know what to

Three French terms you should know to shine during tasting sessions

“Il a une belle robe, il est gouleyant, il a de la cuisse”. Coluche’s line in the film L’Aile ou la Cuisse (The Wing or the Thigh) has become a well-known phrase. But what does ‘gouleyant’ mean? And what is the ‘cuisse’ and the ‘robe’ of a wine? There is no shortage of adjectives to choose from when talking about wine. Maison Gabriel Meffre throws a little light on the tricky language of wine tasting.