Kushman By The Bottle: Holiday Wine Tips Wednesday, December 20, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Chardonnay grapes in Lodi, Calif.Julia Mitric / Capital Public Radio Did you know that spirits make people feel more energized, confident and sexier than wine does – generally by a 2-to-1 margin? That's according to the annual Global Drug Survey. Wine is good, however, for making people feel more relaxed. During this month's Kushman by the Bottle, we'll talk about that with our resident wine expert Rick Kushman. We'll also get some tips on what to pick for this year's holiday meals.