So, today is National Wine Day.  So let's all drink some wine!  My favorite is white... and actually a bit of the sweeter white wines such as a Moscato or Riesling.  Some of the dessert wines are WAY too sweet.  Good grief- how can someone actually drink some of those wines.  It's sort of the equivalent of drinking a boatload of Mr Misty's at DQ.  Do they actually even make those anymore?

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Anyway, statistically red is the most popular wine.  Figures.  Second came whites, then sparkling and rose', rounding out with dessert wines.  Not really a surprise.  But to me reds almost seem trendy.  Do that many people like that dry and bitter taste of most red wines?  Just like an IPA when it comes to beer.  I don't like those either. Too hoppy.

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Here is another statistic- there is only a small group of people who will drink an entire bottle in one sitting... unless it's Boone's Farm.  I think that group is far higher.  I mean, doesn't everyone just swill that out of the bottle?  No pouring needed.  But I do think that group seems odd- and small.  I mean, a bottle of wine is essentially only 4 glasses.  That really isn't that much.  Relatively speaking. If you went out for a night you would probably drink more than 4 drinks.  I think maybe it's because you think 'oh my- I just drank an entire bottle of wine myself!'.  Meh- go ahead.

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Anyway- here's to celebrating!  On a Tuesday!  Oh- and we need more wineries around this are.  Would be fun to do a winery tour as well as the craft beer tours people are doing.  Right?  Here are the wineries in the area, by the way.