5 Mistakes you`re making with your wine

We all make mistakes. While drinking wine isn’t difficult – you open a bottle, pour the wine in the glass and take a sip – there are several common mistakes many people make in the process. But don’t worry, we’re here to help! Here are five of the most common mistakes people make with wine, and how to correct them.

You’re Holding Your Wine Glass Wrong

While it might be more comfortable and seem logical to hold your wine glass at the bottom of the bowl, doing so is actually not good for the wine. The reason wine glasses have stems in the first place is to avoid our own body heat warming the beverage, which can impact everything from the smell to the taste (usually not in a good way). Also, holding the glass by the stem or the base makes it much easier to actually swirl the wine and open it up, another reason for the traditional wine glass design.

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