MWWC #23 New Favorites

The Epicurious Texan

It’s that time of the month again: The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge. This month’s theme–as chosen by as month’s winner, Chad of (Un)Common Grape–is NEW. Of course, I’m getting this in just under the deadline–there’s certainly nothing new about that!

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In light of that new theme, I thought I would write about the one of the scariest things in the world of wine: buying a new* bottle of wine.

*by new, I don’t mean replacing your favorite bottles of wine that you repeatedly drink with the same stuff, I mean a new-never-been-tasted-but-you’re-hoping-and -praying-all-the-way-from-the-store-to-the-glass-that-this-is-going-to-be-worth-it new.

While working at a wine bar/tasting room, I was quite adventurous with wine. With reckless abandon I would try new wines and would be open to randomly picking out something I’d never tasted before and running with it. Of course, it helped that I got a discount and had some amazing wine reps…

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