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Mstv Cookbook 2 Signed Final 4

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Wine ABV demystified

What's in a Number?

That wine label you’re struggling to decipher—likely in the tiniest of print and often relegated to an edge—is a useful bit of information. It’s the ABV, or alcohol by volume. 

Illustration: Emma Dibben.