They say variety is the spice of life, and there are literally hundreds of thousands of wines produced each year, from a vast number of wine producing countries, from a plethora of grape varieties, from a multitude of vineyard regions, from……I’m running out of clever-words, but you get the idea!
There is nothing more sad to me than people who limit themselves to one grape, or region, or to some extent even mumble such rhetoric as, “I hate Chardonnay!”
No, you don’t!!! You just haven’t tasted a good one yet! I don’t care who you are, and what your perceptions are about any one grape. If you’re a relatively new wine drinker (as most of us are) you’re in no position to be making statements like that!
I put my money where my mouth is all the time with people who believe all Riesling’s are intensely sweet. I’ll blind taste them on a dry German Mosel Riesling (or tell them it something else), and when they like it (which they always do), I’ll reveal what it actually is.
With wine you could literally try a different bottle of wine every day for the rest or your life and never be stuck for options!