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My first glass: the seduction of Chenin Blanc!

What is it about firsts? What is it about the profound memories they conjure, their sensory explosions? All I know is, we seldom forget the “firsts” in our lives. Often, they correspond with major turning points: episodes that redefine our perspectives.

Wine is one of the major “firsts” I vividly remember. It was summer (early 80s) in Orange County, California. It was at the home of a professional associate. I was there to discuss a business matter. She offered me a glass of wine; at this time I wasn’t a wine drinker (Boone’s Farm didn’t exactly call to me). I politely accepted. Off she goes to fetch the wine, glasses, and some cheese. Obviously, she knew the drill. Continue reading ‘My first glass: the seduction of Chenin Blanc!’

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