In order to allow a more accurate description of the range of flavours of various distillates, Agroscope has developed flavour wheels. Their common vocabulary is intended to facilitate the tasting and describing processes.
How can the 1152 apple varieties in Switzerland be differentiated from each other? Often even connoisseurs are overwhelmed by this diversity. The Research Institute Agroscope has taken the requirements for differentiation of both industry and consumers seriously, and has developed the world's first aroma wheel for apples. This tool enables Swiss quality to be differentiated both at home and abroad using objective sensory quality criteria.