Twenty years ago, when we went to restaurants and wanted something bubbly to begin dinner, we’d have to order a whole bottle of champagne. It was a bit much for just the two of us, especially if we wanted a red or white wine with our main course. In those days, most restaurants did not offer many wines by the glass, and very few restaurants had half-bottles of bubbly, either.Nowadays, fortunately for us wine lovers, most restaurants offer a number of wines by the glass, including some ...

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