When my friend invited me to her 30th birthday dinner party, the first thing I thought about was what wine I should bring. It took my palate a LONG time to enjoy the mature taste of wine (I thought I'd be a Franzia fan for life honestly). I was new to the world of vino and, unlike my friends, I was still learning my wine identity. I knew that I preferred a house white to a house red, but If I wanted to keep up with my friends' detailed wine conversations, I had lots of catching up to do!
I wanted to try as many different wines as I could, but buying a full bottle of each seemed excessive. Most decent bottles cost about $35, and I didn't want to waste money on wine I might not enjoy. Plus, my local liquor store's selection is terrible!
Turns out, there was a solution to my wine-identity crisis all along: America's fastest-growing wine club, Tasting Roomby Lot18. I was intrigued. Referred to as "the Netflix of the Wine Industry," Tasting Room uses recommendation technology to make informed wine selections based on your preferences.
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When visiting the Tasting Room site, I took a 3-question quiz about my fruit, coffee, and chocolate inclinations. Unlike other wine clubs that only question you about wine,
these were questions I could actually answer. Based on my responses, they'd send me a wine tasting kit that matched my particular tastes. It contains six small bottles of wine – get this – for only $6.95. When I saw that price, I was sure their wine would taste disgusting, but I decided to take the risk and see how it goes.
A few days later I received my six-bottle mini tasting kit. What makes Tasting Room's process so unique is their "interactive tasting". Each wine is pitted against another so I could choose which ones I preferred. After rating each of the mini bottles, Tasting Room created my very own Wine Profile. It's a guide that points out which types of wines I'll gravitate towards, the regions they're from, and the foods to pair with them.
Thanks to Tasting Room, I can finally make informed decisions when looking at a wine menu (no more bitter whites or bland reds). But more importantly, I've found wines I truly love.
You won't find a more personalized wine club than Tasting Room for such an affordable price. I recommend Tasting Room to everyone who is trying to discover their wine identity, or just wants to sample new wines!
Update: The team at Tasting Room is also extending a special discount to our readers. Follow this link to get your wine tasting kit for just $6.95 (originally $39.95)!
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