She reminded me of a request she made in a bar in London last year, after I returned invigorated by wine and life from France – to give her a mini lesson on wine.
“Just a quick one,” she said looking at her glass of Grüner Veltliner, a variety she now loved, I suspect for its flavour but also because she just experienced a little more of the magic of wine discovery.
“Oh I just want to know more about it.”
“Darl, asking for a quick lesson on wine is like asking for a quick lesson on life.”
“Perfect, I’ll take both.”
We laughed. And then I got to thinking, if I had to give a quick lesson on wine… … more