Let’s cool that bottle off a bit

by  |  20-06-2011

The comic strip above from the generally always genius Wulffmorgenthaler does a pretty good job at rounding up the general approaches to wine tasting. Of course, it’s not always the case that everyone drinking wine wants to get pitch drunk, as Vodka does a much faster job of that. This is why we were most interested in this Washington post article that talks about bucking off the trend of cranking up the alcohol in wine and dousing it in a forest of oak. Now, overripe, over-oaked, high-alcohol wines are not exclusive to California. But the Golden State has become the poster child for that style of wine. This is one of the reasons that while currently based in San Francisco, we more often than not turn to European wines that are, at most 13% alcohol. They pair better with meals and say… you polish off a whole bottle of something […]
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