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Saying Good-Bye To Wine

December 15th, 2011 — 6:36pm

Catching sight of the rows of bottles in my neighborhood wine store the other day — a holiday banner hanging merrily in the window — I felt a pang of sadness and regret. Each of the artfully displayed bottles seemed filled with the promise of sensual delight. I could almost taste the chilled chardonnays, the rich, tangy sauvignons. But even more than the imagined flavors, were the happy moments I associated with them: the festive gatherings of friends, the perfect pairings with multi-course meals, the solo glass at the end of a long day.

I admit it, I have really enjoyed drinking wine all these years. So why,why, at the age of 50 did I give it up?

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