Vintage Date Confuses Americans

Eric Arnold
Issue: November 15, 2005

Though a recent Gallup poll found that wine is now the favorite alcoholic drink of Americans, that doesn't mean they know a lot about it. A survey of 429 wine drinkers, which was commissioned by the California Association of Winegrape Growers and performed by Wine Opinions, found that only 33 percent knew that the vintage date on a wine label indicates the year the grapes were harvested.

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