Brief: More sparkling wine is sold in the last quarter of the year than any other time. And while it's great that people are drinking lots of Champagne and other sparkling wines during the holidays, I find this statistic depressing.
Chef explores healthier drinking options in this week's Chef cartoon.
Wine is everywhere in TV, movies, video games and more.
Brief: Tough economic times mean more reasons to drink but less money to make it happen. Whether drinking to fight the depression of losing a job or simply to enjoy the extra leisure time afforded by reduced hours at work, the only way to keep volume up while sticking to a reduced budget is to trade down in price - and consumers are doing just that...
Brief: Recent Gallup Polls have shown a general trend towards more wine consumption and less beer consumption in the United States over the last couple of decades. Based on these numbers (and personal experience), it seems that it's not just snobs who drink wine. With that in mind, I decided to do some research of my own and came up with these ten reasons...
Ask Mike: Champagne Fever
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