Why a wine’s alcohol-by-volume is lying to you

When you purchase a bottle of wine, there’s no doubt that you’ve noticed certain things on the label, like the producer, appellation and a Surgeon General’s warning.

One thing required to be on a label (sort of) is the percent of alcohol by volume, or abv. You might be surprised, however, to learn the alcohol percentage listed is often not entirely true.

Read the rest of the article here. Image courtesy of Wine Enthusiast.

Sean P. Sullivan

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