Summer Sale - Savings up to 75% + Free Shipping Deals
Share

Wine Essence Kit

 

$49.99
Reg. $69.95
Save 29%

SUBTOTAL:$49.99

QUANTITY
Add to Basket

This unique and valuable kit allows you to speak about wine like a true professional. Learn how to taste wine while you are guided through its mysteries and pleasures. The kit is based upon international studies that have identified nine principal components of wine.
See More Product Details

Item # 901 43
Questions & Answers

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
Browse 6 questions Browse 6 questions and 7 answers
My initial question was perhaps misinterpreted. I understand that the duration of the kit depends on how often I use it. What I meant was this: how long does it last in terms of having an expiration date? When will the smells lose their potency, and when will the liquids no longer be suitable for use? Will they ever expire or become unsafe to consume? This was what I meant. Thank you.
Jmoen on Mar 18, 2014
BEST ANSWER: This does not have an expiration date.
What IS this product and does it do?
A shopper on Aug 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This unique and valuable kit allows you to speak about wine like a true professional. Learn how to taste wine while you are guided through its mysteries and pleasures. The kit is based upon international studies that have identified nine principal components of wine. The principal "essences" —along with their level of concentration and intensity—are what ultimately determine a wine’s flavor and character.
I misplaced the tasting instructions - how do I use the tasting kit?
Lanny on Dec 26, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Hello Lanny,
Please contact our customer service department and request replacement instructions.
You can reach them directly at 1-800-648-6058.
Thank you
Do you have a list of ingredients for this product? I would like to purchase this as a gift for someone but need to check for potential allergies.
El on Dec 18, 2014
BEST ANSWER: All solutions contain water, polypropylene glycol, sodium benzoate, citric acit and natural flavors
Warning: this product is solely intended for use as a tasting kit: IT IS NOT A BEVERAGE or FOOD PRODUCT
How long will these essences last? Will the kit be useable for one year? 5 years? When will they lose their potency or go bad?
JMoen on Feb 22, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Depends on how often they are tasted as to how long they will last, as this is a wine tasting kit.
Do you taste each essence with a few drops? Am hosting a wine tasting pty for 18 ppl and thought this would be fun. How many kits would you suggest?
Kelly on Apr 27, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Sounds like a great idea for a party! Yes, you will be using just a few drops for each glass and 2 kits should be sufficient, but you may need 3 for that amount of people. Have a great time and let us know how it goes!
Thanks
Customer Reviews

2.7 / 5.0
6 Reviews
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
2
0
0
2
2
Talk about Tasty!
Really helps one develop one's tasting abilities. Teaches exactly what you taste in the glass and how to describe it. Helps deepen appreciation of various wines.
December 16, 2009
A Must-Have for the Beginner Enthusiast!
The wine world was a blur to me! I found the essence kit for tasting and it made a huge difference by helping me train my palate to detect certain flavors in wine. This is not an aroma kit, but a tastes kit. I will use it repeatedly. My next kit will be a nose kit to further train my senses.
January 3, 2011
So glad it was on sale
Other essence kits I've seen have pamphlets or books included to unravel the scent mystery. Not this one. There is not even a scale of thresholds of identification or dosage included, so you are on your own to explore the nine(9) principal wine characteristics. I'm glad it was on sale!
April 13, 2011
Did not meet expectations
Essence not really essence at all but just a hint.
potency problem with kit. Not very useful nor accurate.
returned with in one day.
November 24, 2014
Not what we expected
We used this when we were entertaining last weekend - thought it would be a fun ice-breaker and help us learn about the wines we were drinking that evening. Followed the instructions, but no one could actually taste anything most of the time. I wonder if I should have spent the extra money and gotten the one with the aromas as well, but didn't even see it at the time.
April 13, 2011
Unfortunately Disappointed
I was so excited to get this kit to help teach my staff to better be able to identify characteristics of wine and this was just such a disappointment. The oak and tannin flavors didn't change/were not detectable no matter how many drops I put in the base water (and I have certifications from WSET, Court of Masters & Society of Wine Educators so I know my stuff). The sour and bitter tasted the same. The fruity was severely artificial, the smooth tasted like vanilla. The floral was the only one that I felt was accurate. I was really hoping this would be a useful tool and it just wasn't, try a different brand maybe?
November 5, 2014
Purchased
1 year ago