Eater recapped a CNBC special where Annette Alvarez-Peters, the lead wine buyer for the mega retailer, gave her bottom line on wine. Alvarez-Peters suggested that wine is not really different from tinfoil or toilet paper. Her explanation? "It's a beverage."
With coffee and beer in the midst of a craft explosion, should we stop placing such a premium on wine? Is it time we just considered it one of the beverage options that awaits us?