A Gentleman’s Guide: Choosing the Right Wine for the First Date

Don’t you dare look at the cocktail menu. It’s a date, not a happy hour. You want to impress her on the first night? Know the wine. I spent my first year in New York as a bartender and waiter at a wine bar in Union Square. Under the supervision of highly experienced sommeliers, I had to learn about the extensive wine list and sear each characteristic onto my palate over time. But…