Wine experts are recommending one ingredient to make cheap plonk taste better 4 years ago

Wine experts are recommending one ingredient to make cheap plonk taste better

If you can avoid a cheap bottle of wine, you're definitely a stronger willed person than I am.

In my case, I love cheap wine as it's easier on the pocket but evidently, cheap wine hates me as the hangover I get after a few glasses always pushes me to my limits, making me realise that one or two glasses is more than enough.

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Of course, the obvious solution would be to splash out and buy a proper bottle of wine or not drink at all, but what's the fun in that.

Earlier this year, we heard of one handy hack on how to make a cheap wine taste better which surprisingly, simply demands of us to throw the wine into a blender. Huh.

According to The Wall Street JournalNathan Myrhvold, a technology officer at Microsoft advised adding just a few grains of salt would balance out any uneven flavours in a wine.

Nathan first thought of this when drinking a Cabernet (while sitting beside Gina Gallo of Gallo winery) and wishing it was more savoury, thus adding a pinch of salt to his glass and enjoying the benefits. Gina tried it after and approved.

After telling his friends of his bizarre tip, they all found adding salt to wine tasted far better than before.

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Who'd have guessed it?

Having a night in tonight? Grab your pennies, get a bottle and a pinch of salt, and Bob's your uncle.