Move over, France. America has officially topped you as the No. 1 consumer of wine worldwide. From full-on aficionados to the occasional tippler, we drink more than 4 billion bottles of wine yearly as a nation. That’s enough to fill 1,200 Olympic swimming pools!
Our insatiable enthusiasm for this adult beverage translates to some creative consumption, and LivingSocial has some of the best ways to sip wine with your beau or besties in tow.
Toast to your artistic side at a Paint Nite in your city or sample Washington, DC’s best at the Capital Wine & Cider Fest. Folks in the Big Apple can enjoy an after-hours tour and wine reception of Eldridge Street Synagogue, one of New York City’s most stunning architectural landmarks. Or reward your thirsty body with a glass at the finish line of the Chardonnay Run in Chicago.
Fancy a wine weekend? Escape to Leavenworth, which is nestled in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, for a wine tasting amidst Bavarian charm, or explore California’s wine country at a romantic inn in Lodi, known as the Zinfandel Capital of the World.