Olivia Pope Is Often Scolded For Drinking Wine Incorrectly

Eric Asimov, wine critic for the New York Times, published an article on October 28, 2014 chastising Olivia Pope (famously played as a sophisticated designer-dressed scheming career woman by Kerry Washington) for the way she imbibes her ever-present wine on the popular television show series, “Scandal.”

Olivia has a passion for fine wines, frequently names fictional expensive varieties and vineyards, and often finishes off her day with a large goblet of one of those wines.

Wine lovers shudder at how Olivia Pope never does the proper ritual of “swirl and sniff“, and she guzzles and gulps instead of taking a … Read the rest