By: PageDaily Editorial Staff, PageDaily.com
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Not that there's anything wrong with Pinot Grigio, but so often we order that fall-back glass of Pinot (feel free to insert your default wine choice here). Ordering from a wine list can be intimidating, especially when it's as thick as the Stieg Larssen trilogy and contains nearly as much mystery. Many of us happily pass the wine list to our neighbors, content to forego the decision ourselves. But taking the wine list into your own hands gives you a better chance of enjoying your wine and shows your date/client/in-laws that you're a confident woman of the world.
Here, a few guidelines to point you in the right direction:
1. Consult the Wine List & Start with Sparkling
Let your dinner companions figure out what they're eating before ordering wine from the wine list. Waiters MUST STOP asking what you'd like to drink before