A sommelier explains why you should buy the cheapest bottle on the wine list

Sommelier Mark Oldman knows your eye goes immediately to the cheapest wine on the list.

And he knows that many of us then move our glance over an inch, to select the second or third-lowest bottle so as not to seem, well … cheap.

Another thing he knows? You’re better off sticking with the cheapest.

In his book “How to Drink Like a Billionaire,” Oldman writes that wine directors, restaurants, and sommeliers are on to your craftiness, and they’ve parried your move long before you arrived.

“Knowing that it will sell swiftly,” writes Oldman of the wine director, “he may have slotted

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