Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel is Complete!

Jul 29, 2014
The Honey and Pollination center brought together a tasting panel of twenty, including trained tasters, beekeepers and food enthusiasts worked for nearly a year together with a sensory scientist to come up with almost 100 descriptors!

Varietal Honey is All the Rage! Learn how to describe your honey tasting experience using the new Honey Flavor Wheel, just published by the Honey and Pollination Center, which gives a huge lexicon to the tastes and aromas we find when tasting honey. The wheel production follows six months of research and development. 

This wheel will prove invaluable to those who love honey and want to celebrate its nuances. The front of the colorful wheel has all of the descriptors – the back explains how to taste honey and shares four honey profiles so the consumer can get an idea of how to use this innovative product!

Each 8.25 inch full color wheel comes in a mail-ready envelope. 

Now available at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science! 

*The Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel will be available for purchase in the UC Davis Campus Bookstore, online, and in the Downtown Davis Campus Bookstore location. 


Upcoming Events at the Center

  • April 5, 2016: World of Honey - Honey Tasting Series (International)
  • April 16, 2016: Pollination Day (Picnic Day)
  • May 7, 2016: 2nd Annual Bee Symposium
  • May 20-21, 2016: Honey Sensory Experience
  • May 22, 2016: Honey Sensory Master Course
  • January 12, 2017: Bootcamp in the Winery
  • January 13 & 14, 2017: Introduction to Mead Making


Other Campus Events

MARCH 2016

March 2, 2016: Population Genomics of Social Evolution - Seminar
March 9, 2016: Talk by Diane Campbell - Seminar
March 21-23, 2016: Spring Break


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