It’s No Crime to Drink Wine by Yourself

Article Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/16/dining/drinks/drinking-alone.html?action=click&module=Editors%20Picks&pgtype=Homepage

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

In short order, the world has changed, and so has the thinking about public gatherings. Parties have been postponed. Restaurants have closed, and we have had to reconsider such commonplace activities as gathering with our friends. Under orders to socially distance ourselves, isolate and even self-quarantine, communal activities cannot be taken for granted. And what’s more communal than drinking wine? In our new cautionary, stay-at-home environment, drinking wine may seem as much of a balm as making soup or bingeing on Netflix. Sharing a bottle with roommates or a spouse raises no issues or eyebrows.