These 12 Words Will Make Wine Snobs Love You, If That's Really What You Want

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Jul 06 2016

These 12 Words Will Make Wine Snobs Love You, If That’s Really What You Want

July 6th, 2016

What is it about wine—above all other drinks and drugs, even modern marijuana—that brings out the imbiber’s inner snob?

Ok, wine can be nice. Some find it nicer than other modes of intoxication. But doesn’t your innate ability to content yourself with the bargain rack at your local store ultimately cost you less than the hard-won acquisition of expensive discernment?

Any desire to eradicate talk of “hedonistic airs” and “intense autumnal tones” is probably in vain, however. So in the spirit of “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em,” here’s a graphic lovingly prepared by Business Insider to help you pass as knowledgeable without having to become it.

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