Every generation seems to spawn its own set of wine myths. When I started to learn about the grape, I was told that California wasn’t worth paying attention to, and that you could smell the cork to tell if the wine was bad. I’ve since learned that these were myths. We also understand that room temperature is a few degrees cooler than most are today, and that when a wine shows terroir it doesn’t mean that it tastes earthy.
Today’s myths may be more subtle, but they get in the way all the same. Here are six that make me frown.
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