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Youth Stays Loyal to the Oldest Mood-Changer
A sparkling wine with low alcoholic content is encroaching upon the popularity of pot. One wine-industry source believes it is so successful because its taste reminds youngsters of soda pop. "It's like a soft drink with a buzz," he says. "Kids are brought up in the world of Coke and Pepsi, and this is just the natural next step when they start looking for something with a bigger kick."
The owner of a liquor store in New York's Greenwich Village gruffly refuses to stock the wine any more "because all the kids are getting tanked on the stuff."