For some, it’s a companion when it comes to relaxing at the end of a hard day. For others, it’s a complex elixir which requires study and involves almost a ritual. We are talking about wine. Rob and Sam talk about the life of a sommelier and teach you related vocabulary along the way.
This week’s question:
In 2018, a bottle of wine dating back to 1774 sold at auction in eastern France for a record-breaking price. Do you know how much it was sold for?
Watch the video to find out the answer.
cheap, poor quality wine
someone who enjoys a particular thing and knows a lot about it
someone who serves and give advice about wine in a restaurant
word used to emphasise the amount of something; nothing but
describes someone’s ability to distinguish and appreciate different tastes
changes information into something we can use or understand
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To download the audio and a transcript, go to: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-210722
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