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AWS Wine Evaluation Form
The American Wine Society uses the 20 point evaluation scale. It assigns a certain number of points to each of five categories: Appearance, Aroma and Bouquet, Taste and Texture, Aftertaste, and Overall Impression. Wines are rated in each category and the total dictates the rating of the wine.

AWS Wine Evaluation Form
Editable AWS Wine Evaluation Form

AWS Tasting Guide
This guide gives detailed information about each of the AWS Wine Evaluation Form categories.

AWS Tasting Guide

June 14th 2014 Wine Evaluation Presentation
This presentation describes why we evaluate wine, gives some tips and factors to consider when evaluating wine, provides an overview of each of the categories of the AWS Wine Evaluation Form, and explains the difference between faults and flaws.

Wine Eval Jun 14 2014

Factors in Wine Evaluation
Factors Considered in Wine Evaluation by Alexis Hartung printed in the Winter Issue, 1999 AWS Journal Volume 31, No. 4. A valuable resource when trying to identify components of wine for evaluation using the AWS evaluation form.

Factors in Wine Evaluation

Wine Aroma Wheel
Start in the middle and select the sector that best describes your wine impression. Progressively move along that sector following descriptors that reflect your tasting impression. It’s possible to select more than sector if you have multiple impressions.

Wine Aroma Wheel

Wine Basics – A Beginner’s Guide to Drinking Wine
This page contains many useful resources that will round out your wine knowledge.
Beginner’s Guide to Wine