Blind tasting is not is magic – no one is so precocious as to merely touch glass to nose before rattling off producer, vintage, grape variety and the name of the horse that ploughed the field. Photo: Corbis
Sarah Heller
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Hong Kong wine expert Sarah Heller on the terrors of blind tastings

My deep-seated distaste for such tastings may have something to do with my humbling first 'blinding', but for most tasters the best they'll do anyway is make a logical guess as to a wine's origin

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Blind tasting is not is magic – no one is so precocious as to merely touch glass to nose before rattling off producer, vintage, grape variety and the name of the horse that ploughed the field. Photo: Corbis
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