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steve  ·  2865 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why Does Wine Cry?

I don't drink…

I didn't know wine cried…

and this was fascinating.

thenewgreen  ·  2865 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I never have referred to it as "crying" but rather as the "legs". I've always used it as an indicator of alcohol content. The tighter the legs the higher the alcohol content/viscosity. -That's what I was taught at least back in the old days with cW and sounds_sound.

sounds_sound  ·  2865 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Great video. Just to follow through with the logic, it seems that the legs are tighter with more alcohol because the surface tension decreases as the alcohol increases, making the liquid more susceptible to gravity ie. more drippy. Yippee! Now that we know how wine cries, how about them doves?

groune  ·  2829 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I drink occasionally and I had no clue either!