Having trouble navigating the wine store? Ask for help. Do not be intimidated.
With everyone watching their budget these days, you don’t want to end up with a wine purchase you aren’t particularly fond of drinking.
Knowing the answers to a few simple questions can easily assist the person behind the counter find you something you will enjoy:
How much would you like to spend?
What foods will you be serving with the wine?
Do you prefer a fruit-forward taste or something more earthy?
Red or white?
Are you interested in something crispy or is smoothness what you are looking for?
Light or full-bodied?
Having trouble answering these questions?
Ask for a recommendation. If you like it, refer to that bottle the next time you visit, explaining what it was you liked or disliked about it..
Give wines from other states, countries, hemispheres and regions a chance.
You just might be surprised what you will find.
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