Tasting Terms 

How to talk about wine

Jeroboam

An oversized bottle holding the equivalent of six bottles. In Champagne, a jeroboam holds four bottles.

Jura

A wine region named for the Jura Mountains of eastern France (near the Swiss border). Many different wine types are produced in the Jura region...

Jug Wines

Name given to wines sold in 1.5-litre jugs or larger containers and sold at modest prices.

Jammy

A word most often encountered in descriptions of California Zinfandel wines made with Amador County grapes or some varietals native to the US...

Jamlike

A word most often encountered in descriptions of California Zinfandel wines made with Amador County grapes or varietals native to the US like...

Jefferson, Thomas

The 3rd president of the U.S and wine lover extraordinaire. Grape grower and winemaker, he went to his grave puzzled that the European grape...

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