What’s in that glass of Vinho Verde you’re drinking? Not just the kind of grape, but what’s really in it? Is it grape juice and natural yeast, or coloring, flavoring, sugar, and preservatives? This week, we take a trip to Total Wine to check out the vast variety of control brands sold there, and how to identify them. Are they inherently worse than terroir-driven wines? We don’t make that judgment (sort of): that’s up to you. But if you’re the type who likes to look behind the curtain and see how the (wine) sausage is made, you’ll want to check this out.
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