How to learn more about Italian WinesThe majority of us will know that to really taste a wine you have to first look at its appearance, then smell its aroma and finally savour its flavour. What we will also know is that it this is not half as easy as it seems! Whilst we are essentially just depending on our natural senses, there is a whole different level of these senses that need to be awakened, as well as a wealth of different vocabulary to be used!What better way to learn about Italian wines than to visit the cellar where the wine is produced and speak with the professionals working here. Our wine tours guarantee that you will come away at the end of the day with a great insight in to the Tuscan or Umbrian wine of your choice.Le Baccanti also arranges wine classes focusing on a diverse range of Tuscan wines. This not only gives you the background to Italian wines but it also teaches you exactly how a wine should be tasted, what you should be looking for and the words you should use to describe it.The association of Slow Food is a world-wide movement developed as an antithesis to fast food. It concentrates on the pleasure of truly enjoying great food and wine and this is promoted through unique classes, seminars and activities focusing on the ability to be able to appreciate these things to the maximum of our ability. www.slowfood.com.Of course it is impossible to learn everything about Italian wine from 1tour or 1 wine-class, so the wine magazines around with articles written by some of the most passionate and dynamic journalists around will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in the wine world. Among the best are "Decanter" (UK), "Wine"(UK) and "Wine Spectator" (USA).However, whilst doing all this, don't loose touch of the best way to learn about Italian wineseuro.drink, drink, drink!