HOW DOES 
THE TONGUE WORK?

THE TONGUE IS THE SENSORY ORGAN THAT
ALLOWS US TO DISCERN THE BASIC TASTES
AND STRUCTURE OF WINE.

THERE ARE TASTE BUDS ON THE TONGUE.
THE TASTE BUDS CONTAIN TASTE RECEPTORS.

THE 4 TYPES OF TASTE BUDS:

YOU CAN CLEARLY SEE THE MUSHROOM
SHAPED. PUT A BIT OF MILK ON THE
TIP OF THE TONGUE AND LOOK
IN THE MIRROR.

PERCEIVE ALL BASIC TASTES

FEEL THE STRUCTURE AND THE TEMPERATURE

The entire tongue and also your oral cavity contribute to the perception of the overall taste. That is why the wine has to go through your entire mouth to send all the information to your brain and to be able to register it.