I’m totally new to wine. What should I try as the beginner? Want something to light the mood but not too strong to bring me the headache

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Go for lower alcohol content wines from France or Italy. Californian cabs are big by design so stay away if that’s not your thing and you’ll save a few bucks in the process

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Any recommendations on particular brands? It seems like loads of things & I have no idea what to start with

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