If you love wine, you’re not alone — in fact, Wine Spectator reports that approximately 31.4 billion bottles are bought and sold worldwide each year. And if you love wine you’ve also probably been to countless wine tastings and heard countless opinions about it. When it comes to this wonderful, alcoholic beverage, don’t believe everything you’ve been told.
Read on as we debunk some of the most common lies you’ve likely heard about wine. Use your newfound knowledge for good and go forth and explore the world of wine.
According to the website WineCoolerDirect.com the biggest lie you’ve probably heard about wine is that if it’s inexpensive it’s no good. Wrong. Naturally, there are some seriously pricey bottles of wine that are magical, but there are also some seriously delicious bottles in the $20 to $30 range that can take you to heaven.
In fact, you can find a number of really great bottles for as little as $10. If you’re unsure about what to choose, just ask your local wine merchant for exactly what you want — and how much you want to spend. Chances are, he’ll help you pick the perfect bottle.
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