Only One Rule To Holding a Glass of Wine

There’s really only one rule when it comes to holding a glass of wine:

Don’t hold it by the big round part.

Here are some fun techniques to try the next time you’re drinking a glass of wine.

Wine snob diversion tactic number one!

Some people tell you that holding a glass of wine by the bowl causes the wine to warm up. Others tell you that no one wants to see your unsightly hands. (Jerks.)

Throughout your wine life, you’ll hear are a few other seemingly logical reasons to keep those fingers off the bowl and wrapped around the stem. We think the real reason to do it is because a.) it’s awesome and b.) you’re worth it.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly