The Grapevine

Wine Stories Worth Sharing – September 7, 2017

September 7th, 2017

Prosecco vs. teeth, Italy vs. England. Wine from … Mexico. Wine to go, the dangers that lurk at the bottom of restaurant wine lists. And competing wine credentials. [level-members]

Does Prosecco really promote tooth decay? And how was this experiment conducted – volunteers ate nothing and drank only Prosecco for 6 weeks? I would think rotten teeth would be the least of their problems …

Here’s a reason to hope that border wall never gets built – surprisingly good Mexican wine.

If you’re going to do it, do it right. How to pack wine in a suitcase. Not a skill I’ve ever thought to master, but then I don’t often fly with wine. In the car, a nice tote seems to work fine.

Ordering the least expensive wine on a list can be a good bet – if you can stand the ugly look you might get from your waiter.

Tomato, tomahto? Or is there a real difference between Master of wine and Master sommelier?