wine myths

These are the wine myths you need to stop believing

From putting your cutlery into the bottleneck to pairing your vino with cheese, here are the mistakes that are ruining your Riesling

For the oenophile, it’s a given that wines are a delicate nectar, and, as such, need to be handled in the right way. However, for those who tend to purchase the cheap stuff, or simply aren’t accustomed to terminology such as ‘tannins’ or ‘varietal’, navigating the dos and don’ts of wine myths can prove tricky.

Which is why we’ve called upon the help of award-wining wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd to tell us the biggest wine crimes you can commit. From putting a spoon in Champagne to pairing your vintages with cheese, these are the mistakes to avoid in order to maximise your Merlot.

Myth: Red wine should be served at room temperature

glass of red wine

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