The Morning Breeze w/ Carolyn McArdle & Cort Johnson

The Morning Breeze w/ Carolyn McArdle & Cort Johnson

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There's a Good Chance You're Holding Your Wine Glass Wrong

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There's a chance that you're holding your wine glass incorrectly.

And it has less to do with looking fancy... and more about enjoying the wine properly.

According to sommelier Anna-Christina Cabrales there are FOUR methods to properly hold your stemmed wine glass:

The first method involves holding your glass towards the base of the stem, gripping it between your thumb and index finger, while resting your other fingers at the base.

For the second method involves pinching the stem at the bottom, and for the third, she instructs wine lovers to pinch the base with their thumb and forefinger.

The fourth and final method is understood to be a little more challenging and involves holding the base while positioning your thumb on top and the side of your index finger at the bottom.

Read more here.

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