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First Person Obsessive

Matt Kramer
Issue: May 15, 2002

Recently, a friend of mine, an ingrate to whom I give free wine advice, had the crust to say that I had "obsessive tendencies." He was tired, he said, of hunting down limited-production, single-vineyard wines from obscure Burgundy producers, or Piedmontese wines with strange dialect names.

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