Recently a buddy of mine was telling me about his experience developing his wine palate at a wine tasting class. He told me in the beginning he didn’t even get to drink wine. Instead, class started with tasting food items that embody flavors the students might encounter when drinking wine.
In place of wine, the teacher had the students tasting raw lemon, straight vinegar, and whole grapes. It might seem strange—my friend signed up for a wine tasting class, after all. He could eat raw lemon and make sour faces at home for free!