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- High-Proof Pinot: Brilliant or Bogus?
- Wine by the Glass: Not Just for Suckers
- Just Say No to Nouveau
- The Value Wine That Costs $100
- Why You Should Buy Wine in Bulk
- Champagne's Great Growers
- Seriously, Don't Sniff the Cork
- For Champagne, Skip the Flute
Ever wondered where the experts stand on the best wine practices and controversies? In this series, wine blogger, teacher and author Tyler Colman (a. k. a. Dr. Vino) delivers a final judgement.
Don’t you think it’s great that the US is now the world’s biggest wine market? There aren’t a lot of bull markets in the US these days, but we are in a bull market for wine consumption. Since 1993, per capita consumption has gone up every year, weathering a couple of recessions in that time. Yet even though America is now the champion in terms of overall consumption, when it comes to drinking per capita, we’re nowhere near the top of the list. In the No. 1 spot? It’s the Vatican city state—no joke. According to the most recent data from the Wine Institute, citizens of the Holy See drink almost six times more wine (62.2 liters per year) than Americans.