It’s not a novella wine. It’s not Italian. This wine drinkers only knows what a wine “is not” and is the typical type of “wine expert” who wants to show off the few skills he does know. He’ll poke holes in all your theories and will act like a master sommelier, but you will find yourself leaving the conversation more confused than ever. This is known as a wine-talker, and you’ll find him talking more than drinking.
Brunello di Montalcino or table wine? It’s all the same to this wine drinker. This type of wine drinker simply wants a glass in hand, and his rosy cheeks will confirm it! Ignorance is sometimes bliss. Don’t envy him too much, he will regret it the day after.
This wine drinker loves wine, but… This wine drinker is open to trying new wines, but… It’s easy to spot the wine snob as they usually have a “but” in their sentences when speaking about wine. They can rarely admit that they are fully satisfied with a wine and always need to add a bit of “constructive criticism” to the conversation, or rather plain old “criticism”. They can be interesting to be around, but…