Because, frankly, we sometimes take wine much too seriously. (Video courtesy of avguru10 via YouTube.)
A tip o' the Curmudgeon's fedora to Lynne Kleinpeter, for her stylish video work; Dolores Serroka, who found the mink; and Jody Jarrell, who provided the Santa suit.
What, you say, you already know how to do that? Don't be so sure. And, for good measure, the Wine Curmudgeon throws in advice on holding the glass, smelling the wine, and even spitting it — just like the pros do. And check out those rockin' hand gestures (plus, of course, my hat).