From France to Italy, and Australia to the USA, wine has become an influential aspect of culture. Surprisingly, the U.S. tops the world in wine consumption, beating France by 2.42 percent and Italy by 5.13 percent. Wine consumption in the U.S. rose to 913 million gallons in 2015, averaging 2.83 gallons per person a year. The world of wine is rich with history and subtle techniques for a more enjoyable sipping experience. A quality wine tasting takes preparation, but it’s well worth the effort. For the beginner considering a trip to a local wine tasting room or vineyard, here is ... 더 보기..