Term (also flight, swarm, passage, series, partial tasting) for a round at a professional tasting (wine tasting). A group of wines that have a certain relationship to each other is served and tasted together. For example, these can be different wines from a certain growing region and/or grape variety and/or vintage and/or price range and/or wine type. Depending on the objective, however, any conceivable grouping is of course possible. The wine glasses are placed next to each other so that a quick comparison can be made with the possibility of repetition (tasting several times). As a rule, at least three wines are compared.
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