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The Truth About Terpenes: Herbal Aromas in Wine

Wine emblem sculpted from polymer clay, depicting herbal aromas commonly found in wine — Artwork by Melanie Wynne

It’s wine emblem time again, kids! I sculpted this miniature scenario out of polymer clay to depict herbal aromas commonly found in wine. While I worked, I sipped a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of a kitchen garden in springtime — and the whole experience seems to have sparked actual springtime.Read More

Fruit Flavors and Aromas in Red Wines

In addition to drinking wine and preparing for a career in winemaking, I like to create miniature polymer clay sculptures, such as this gleefully small piece that depicts the fruit flavors and aromas most commonly detected in red wines.

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