Watching my Dog hurriedly slurp up his bowl of water I see why some people say that cats have more class. My dog gets his water everywhere except into his mouth like he should have, but that is why cats take little tiny slurps! In fact when it comes to animal drinking habits cats are the sophisticated wine drinkers of this World and I can prove it…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Wine Drinking and Tasting
10 – “Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of wine!”
FACT: Wine tasters call the smell of a young wine an “aroma” while a more mature bottle of wine has a “bouquet.”
9 – “This is the best box I have ever seen! Now all I need is a few glasses and a film!”
FACT: In ancient Greece a host at a dinner party would always take the first sip of wine to assure guests the wine was not poisoned and that is where the saying “drinking to one’s health.” comes from!
8 – “I wonder what wine goes with Captain Kitty Crunch?”
FACT: While most wine tasters are men, it is, in fact, the women (particularly of reproductive ages) that are the better tasters because they have a much better sense of smell!
7 – “Either pours more wine into my mouth or leave me alone!”
FACT: A study in Italy argues that women who drink at least two glasses of wine a day on average have much better sex than those who don’t drink at all!
6 – “I do a lot of cooking with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food!”
FACT: Red wines are red because the fermentation procedure extracts the colour from the grape skins, and that is why white wines are white because they are not fermented with the grape skins!
5 – “Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it!”
FACT: Back in the days of Early Roman (194 B.C) women were forbidden to drink wine, in fact, it was so illegal that any husband who found his wife drinking wine was free to kill her without fear of reprisal!
4 – “Come on! It is not like I have a problem, I only drink a glass or 2 in days ending in ‘Y'”
FACT: The oldest bottle of wine in the World is located in Speyer, Germany, inside one of two Roman sarcophaguses and it is said to date back to A.D. 325!
3 –”99% of the worlds problems could be solved with a glass of wine! Or 2,3 half a bottle.”
FACT: A wine glass by uniform form has a gently curved rim at the top to help contain the aromas in the glass, as a general rule the thinner the glass and the finer the rim, the better the glass!
2 – “Meals without wine are not worth eating!”
FACT: If a wine tastes watery or is said to taste “diluted.” then the chances are good that it was picked during a rainstorm! And thus no grape farm worth its salt would pick them during rain, the hottest, sunniest days are apparently best.
1 – There are 2 types of people: Those who drink wine and those I hate so much I scratch!
FACT: The best place to store wine is under the stairs! The worst place is usually in the kitchen because it is typically too warm or the fridge because they are too cold.