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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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“So, how did you get into wine?”

This is the question I get whenever I mention I’m starting a career in wine. It’s a question I love to answer, as opposed to: “You dtf?” or, “Are those real?” (Thanks, OK Cupid!)

So, here’s the story:

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