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Wine Country

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Wine Country

Never been to Tuscany
But when it comes to wine,
Napa and Sonoma
As a substitute are fine.

Even on a rainy day,
The rows of endless vines,
Combined with endless hills
Create magnificent designs.

At every winery, you sip
And sample, sniff and taste.
What you don't like, you simply toss - 
A necessary waste.

I wonder what they do with all
Those rejects in that bucket.
Of course, they say - end of the day
They take that wine and chuck it.

But maybe when the tourists leave,
They bottle what was tossed
And sell it as a "special blend"
At some expensive cost.

So think of that when next you sip
And when those thoughts appear,
Just follow my example - say,
"I think I'll have a beer!"

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  1. Date: 4/8/2013 12:03:00 PM
    That's a disgusting way for wine snobs to act anyway. :) One of your best bty. Peace.

  1. Date: 4/6/2013 10:17:00 AM
    LOL, I Absolute love this poem. The last two stanzas are priceless. Bravo! This one goes in my favorites.

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 12:22:00 PM
    ..... I'd rather take a cold beer too, Ilene ..... Cheers to spring! - Good poem! - Have a lovely weekend! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)