Sharing Your Wine Life
I have reason today to think about the idea of sharing with someone else not just the wines you open on a daily basis, but sharing your wine life with another person.
Sitting with a bottle in front of you and corkscrew in hand is an anticipatory experience. There’s always that chance you’ve hit on one of those wines you’ll just remember forever. Of course, it could be a dud too, a wine you remember because it sunk so far below your expectations that you are actually taken aback.
The funny thing is, no matter what the wine turns out to be, you end up always wanting to find someone to tell about it. Better yet is sharing the anticipation and the experience of discovery with someone. It really is a life’s delight to be able to recount those wine experiences, good and bad, with someone who understands your passion; someone who saw your eyes light up, or sink relentlessly; someone who has seen you sip and evaluate so often that they know what those brow furls and eyebrow risings mean.
Today I celebrate Ginny, the person who I share my wine life with and who, unbelievably, answered yes when I asked her to marry me a few years ago on this day. Ginny knows what I like in a bottle of wine. She encourages me, my blogging pursuits, and my wine opinions. She is one amazing wine partner, life partner and wife.
Happy Anniversary, Scooter.