How to order wine at a restaurant
Nothing signals the entry into adulthood like drinking wine for pleasure rather than the buzz. And, like everything associated with adulthood, everyone will laugh if you do it wrong. Your inability to differentiate sherry from shiraz today might spell doom at a business lunch tomorrow. But how does one navigate a wine list? What's pairing all about? Is the expensive stuff actually tastier, or are the rich just better at self-deception? These questions have plagued wine drinkers since the first grapes got properly moldy. While we can't promise to make sense of why "pencil shavings" is an aroma one would want to drink, we can at least help you impress the beer-drinkers in your life.