Wine can be intimidating. There are many different types of wine, not to mention techniques for serving it, drinking it, sniffing it, and so on. This has earned wine its snobby reputation as the drink of choice for people with holier-than-thou attitudes. But after learning a few basic facts, you too will be able to wow your friends at any party!
Tasting, for example, is one of the most important aspects of drinking wine. In order to identify what you like and don’t like, you should try to taste a wide variety. (If you wish to do this without breaking the bank, try going to a specialty wine shop or local vineyard, as they often allow you to sample wines before you buy the bottle!)