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Don’t Get All Salty Over Bad Wine!

Don’t Get All Salty Over Bad Wine!

Laurita Winery , Wine Science , Wine Weirdness 🕔January 31, 2017 1 comment

So you got a bottle of bad (or maybe just-not-so-great) wine. It happens.

Well, it doesn’t happen if you’re buying your wine here at Laurita. But it does happen elsewhere, even to us.

You’re looking to pick up a little something quick, maybe while you’re doing your other shopping, and have it home and chilled before your show starts. Or you’re grabbing something on the way to hang out, and you’re not looking to spend a fortune on a bottle (or two) you know you’ll have to share around. Whatever. It happens. And sometimes…

Ugh. Regret.

Well, we’ve found a little tip via BravoTV that can help save the day.

What if we told you there was one ingredient you could add to instantly transform the taste for the better? What if we told you it was something super-basic that you already have in your kitchen?

What if we told you it was salt?

That’s right. Salt. Nothing fancy necessary, just whatever you put on your french fries.

Now, we’ve seen old-timers salt their beer before. Just tip the shaker over their draft and give a little wiggle. We never understood it, but we’ve seen it. This one was new to us.

According to Prima, that’s the secret discovered by former Microsoft exec and cookbook author Nathan Myhrvold at a recent dinner party… Before long, he tells the Wall Street Journal, everyone else at the party was copying his behavior and adding a pinch of salt to their own glasses.

Interesting, right?

Of course, it’s advice you should probably take with the proverbial pinch of salt. Too much is almost certain to make an already bad experience worse. But just a touch can help take the edge off a bad wine.

So the next time you end up with a bottle of less-than-awesome wine, just channel your inner #SaltBAE!

Or… you know… just come here and pick up the good stuff. No shaker necessary.

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