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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.
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Wine Essence Kit
 
2.7

(based on 6 reviews)

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33%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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      (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Talk about Tasty!

      By AC

      from Laguna Niguel, CA

      About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

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          • Entertaining
          • Everyday
          • Gifts
          • Special Occasions

          Comments about Wine Essence Kit:

          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.

          • Gift:
          • Yes

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A Must-Have for the Beginner Enthusiast!

          By Chef Kazoo

          from Ontario, Canada

          About Me Bargain Hunter, Practical, Stylish

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Surprising

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              Comments about Wine Essence Kit:

              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.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              So glad it was on sale

              By In Vino Veritas

              from Santa Rosa, CA

              About Me Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use

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                  Comments about Wine Essence Kit:

                  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!

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Not what we expected

                  By Loves Red

                  from Boston

                  About Me Practical

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Nice Idea

                  Cons

                  • Not really effective

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Bar

                  Comments about Wine Essence Kit:

                  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.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Did not meet expectations

                  By east coast flyer

                  from Maryland

                  About Me Practical

                  Verified Buyer

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                        Comments about Wine Essence Kit:

                        Essence not really essence at all but just a hint.
                        potency problem with kit. Not very useful nor accurate.
                        returned with in one day.

                         
                        1.0

                        Unfortunately Disappointed

                        By Carrie

                        from Harrisburg, Pa

                        About Me Frequent Entertainer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                        • Difficult To Use

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Wine Essence Kit:

                          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?

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