Letters, Dec. 18, 1972

The Beautiful Gate

Sir / Many cover story topics this past year have been depressing, transitory or unappealing. But with the story on American wine [Nov. 27], you struck oenological gold.

To me wine was always just wine, but the story was like a beautiful gate opening into a lovely vineyard.

JOHN J. PASSANISI

Hyde Park, Mass.

Sir / Your headline about "American Wine..." is most misleading. It turned out to be a grand plug for California wine, not the wines of America, or even the U.S. In your rapture about the California product you...

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