7 Wine Faults to Look For

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To help you decide whether to sip or send it back, we asked sommelier Michael Madrigale of Boulud Sud in New York City to walk us through how he determines if a wine isn’t up to snuff. The good news: Bad bottles are rare. Of the roughly 150 wines Madrigale opens each night, usually only one is destined for the drain. Here’s how to tell if yours is, too. 

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