I love wine. I am also horrible at buying it. Invariably, even though I try really hard, I pick out the worst, most vile tasting wines you can even imagine. I need to take a wine class or something – and it needs to be more substantial that the little tutorial I once took in Intercourse, PA. But until I stop procrastinating and do it, I found 8 tips for choosing good wineinstead!
1. Make a Plan, Man
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You need to know what you want the wine for before you do anything. Is it for cooking? Are you serving it with dinner or dessert? Do you want a sipping wine? These things will help you decide what to buy, before you have to start thinking about region, vintage, and so on.