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Though an aged wine seems sophisticated, it may not be any tastier than wine that was recently bottled. Age does not necessarily make a wine better. In fact, most wines today are ready to be drunk immediately. This is just one of the many myths surrounding the culture of wine drinking.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Age does not necessarily make wine better—today, most wines are meant to be drunk immediately. 00:18

  2. In 2013, the United States consumed more wine than France—and wine grew in U.S. popularity, while it waned in French popularity slightly. 00:56

  3. The best glass for champagne is a wine glass with a wider base and smaller top, not a flute. 02:18

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