In today’s Food Section of the Post, Juliet Eilperin wrote an article about the explosion of wine bars in D.C. This was an interesting article, and it has stuck with me all day. Mainly because of this little tidbit: “Americans drank an average of nearly 2.4 gallons of wine in 2006.” This sounded low to me. I texted it to my friend, and he wrote back: “Per week?” So I did some math. 2.4 gallons is approximately 9.1 liters, which is a little more than 12 bottles. Practically speaking, the average American drinks about one glass of wine per week. Is it just me, or is this an extremely low average?