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A Lifetime Of Wine

Issue: December 31, 1999

December 31st, 1999 A Lifetime Of Wine By Ben Merrill My wife, Mardee, and I were sitting on our porch enjoying a glass of wine the other evening when she asked the intriguing yet proverbial question: "If you were stranded on a deserted island and could drink only one wine for the rest of your life, what would it be?" I'm turning 40 this year, so I translated her question to mean, "What kind of wine would you like for your birthday?" But before I could say, "Rosemount," a strange thing happened -- my entire life's wine experience passed before my eyes.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 1999.

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