Most Helpful Guy
*puts on wine snob hat*
It depends, obviously white tastes different to red which tastes different to rosé.
It also depends on the grape and the grape blend used in the wine. For example if you like a full bodied wine, you'd like a wine made with Shiraz grapes however if you prefer a lighter red then a Pinot Noir grape wine is more your thing. The way the wine is aged and stored also effects the taste, for example a wine stored in an oak barrel will taste different to one stored in a metal vat.
But most people prefer white when they start off drinking wine because it's more palatable. All the same happens for whites, except you rate them on how sweet they are. A sweet white will be sweet however a dry white won't be.
How come you've never tried any wine?
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Most Helpful Girl
To my palate, all wine has a slight balsamic vinegar-like taste to it, regardless of its quality.
It's why I'm an almost exclusive drinker of Rosé wine--it has the least vinegary taste to it.
To normal people, I imagine that most wine tastes like bitter fruit juice, with a bit of a "woody" flavour to it.
Of course, it really depends on the wine.