10 Things You'll Understand if You're Dating a Wine Snob

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Because apparently there's a big difference between Franzia and Chateau Margaux.

1. Your date nights are dominated by restaurant's with leather bound wine selection books.

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House wine? Pass.

2. You've never mentioned that you used to drink $2-buck-chuck or boxed wine in college.

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Unless you want an hour long lecture about how the box can't hold the flavor like a bottle can, that is.

3. There is a RIGHT and a WRONG way to drink wine

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And as you are constantly reminded, you drink wine the WRONG way.

4. You can only drink red wine with steaks and white wine with desserts

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Oh yeah and there are a whole lot of other rules to follow, too.

5. Champagne isn’t wine, and you’ll never make that mistake again

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After the 30 minute long lecture you received upon stating that you loved your champagne which was actually Prosecco because it’s from Italy, you now know that Champagne is a region in France and apparently is the ultimate bubbly drink (you were happy with your $7 sparkling wine, to be honest).

6. Although some great wines CAN come out of New World countries, for the most part you are restricted to drinking Old World wine.

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Old World = traditional wine making countries (think Italy, France, Spain, etc.); New World = pretty much anywhere else.

7. If the label doesn’t say AOC, DOC, DOCG, DO, or something of that nature, he’s not buying it

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And if you don't know what that means, then you're drinking the wrong kind of wine.

8. You’ll never pick out a bottle of wine to surprise him with.

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Unless you just wanna drink alone.

9. Each wine has a specific type of glass they should be drunk from- and have a specific temperature they should be consumed at as well.

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These details may seem nit-picky, but to a wine snob it makes all the difference.

10. TBH, to you, a wine that feels good is a wine that tastes good. Although you’d never tell your wine snob that.

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Eh... so you're just as happy to drink your $5 bottle as their $150 bottle. No need to bring them down, right? And at the end of the day... A drink is a drink!

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