Wine trends: The year 2016 was a fascinating, sometimes wacky time for wine, and 2017 is shaping up the same:
▪ You can buy a California wine with a cartoon drawing of a full-length skeleton on its label; it’s called “La Catrina Day of the Dead Bride and Groom Cabernet Sauvignon.”
▪ Wine fans can show their patriotism by drinking wines that are red, white and now, blue, says the BBC. A Spanish company called Gik is blending red and white grapes with new food dyes and flavors to produce the new blue hue. It’s said to be mellow, sweet and a little syrupy. And it should arrive soon in the United States.
All of this is made more important by the fact that a report by the financial website Wealthmanagment.com says millennials drink 3.1 glasses of wine at a sitting compared to 1.9 for boomers.