Why I Hate Ordering Wine by the Glass

on 20/09/10 at 10:57 pm


Do the math. Think about where it’s been. The problem of pouring one at a time, and how to fix it.

“Every wine drinker I know maintains at least one wine-related prejudice or another—whether he admits it or not. One friend, for example, abhors drinking white wine while another eschews all rosés (he has labeled them “Pepto de Provence.”) Yet a third disdains Riesling on account of the bottle, which she calls a “needle nose.” (She’s a former fashion editor—of course.)

I have a wine prejudice of my own: I simply hate wines by the glass. But unlike most prejudices, born of ignorance and fear, my prejudice was acquired through experience.

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