May 2011: Close call in wine country
From the May 2011 Grapevine magazine
HP to the rescue: Music and dancing can sometimes make wine look good.
I recently took a trip to Sonoma, Calif., a town famous for its wine-making, to visit my stepson and his wife. They have their own label and he works in a winery that, as it happened, was having a party. It tells us in the Big Book that we can go anywhere liquor is served if we have a good reason for being there and if we are spiritually fit. I was 25 years sober and felt that both applied to me, so I went to the party.
My stepson kept a full bottle of water in front of me so I wouldn’t get too “thirsty.” The room was alive with gay chatter, music and dancing... Login to read more
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