DRINK BETTER WINE – START A REVOLUTION

An interesting post! Link: Drink Better Wine, Start a Revolution

Drink Better Wine, Start a Revolution | Squid Ink | Los Angeles | Los Angeles News and Events | LA Weekly // // //

Quote: “I’ve spent most of the last 20 years selling and drinking and writing about wine. And I know so little. I am so far from being truly knowledgable that I’m quite confident I never will be. The idea of being able to smell a glass of wine and identify it out of the hundreds of thousands of bottles of wine that have been produced over the history of wine (which is what sommeliers supposedly are able to do, and which I think many of us imagine when we think of wine experts) is comical to me in its absolute impossibility. I have a hard time remembering names of producers. I’m not very familiar with the geography of France, or Italy, or any wine region, really. I kind of don’t care. I just want a good glass of wine.”
Another: “And so, Millennials of America, as well as anyone else who has found themselves drinking that bottle of Two Buck Chuck and realizing that you are basically only tolerating something that you know little about, not truly enjoying it, I implore you: Drink better wine. Make it imperative that Vons should have decent wine if they want your business. Or, better, hit up the small shops around town that really do all the work for you. Walk into Lou’s, or Domaine L.A., or Silver Lake Wine, or Bar and Garden, and tell them, ‘I’ve got about $45 and I need three bottles of wine and I’m sick of Trader  Joe’s.’ I’m pretty sure they’ll hook you up with something amazing.”

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