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.

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

Written by Curiosity Staff February 22, 2016

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