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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."

Eugene Schoenfeld, a... Login to read more
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