If you're not a regular wine-drinker, or even if you are but aren't a connoisseur past the £5 section of your local Tescos, then knowing what all the different types of wine, glass and colouring are is difficult. In fact, it's hard to sound like anything other than an idiot when it comes to the ancient booze. Until, that is, you've checked out this instant beginner's guide.
I love wine -- I love the smell, the look, the taste and the price -- but I'm no wine expert. I know what I like and I stick to it, just don't make me describe it or tell you anything about it. But now I feel ready to take it into the real world, to combat the drink snobs and not sound like a complete moron doing it.
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