(After the Stage Voices review of Derek Ahonen’s ‘THE QUALIFICATION OF DOUGLAS EVANS’, another dramatist, Frank Gagliano, came forward to talk about writing and drinking. Maybe it’s more prevalent than we thought? Write us at Bobjshuman@gmail.com with your thoughts or post as a comment that we can pick up to blog with. Visit Frank Gagliano's Web site to learn more about his work at: http://www.gaglianoriff.com/ )
Confession of a hot weather “Barefoot” wino:
It’s true! There was a time I’d be ashamed to tell the world that I loved —needed — a glass of Chardonnay, each summer day. Not just ANY Chardonnay—but only from an inexpensive $7.99 “Barefoot”-labeled Chardonnay bottle.
Yes! Totally de-snobbed — and after years of wine therapy — I now shout it to the . . . rooftops—freely, rogantly, and with great bravado: “I LOVE $7.99 “BAREFOOT” CHARDONNAY!”
I’ll go further: To echo George Bernard Shaw’s great line (about gin) from his play “My Fair Pygmalion,” “Barefoot” Chardonnay “ is mother’s milk to me.” Now you know. FG
(c) 2014 by Frank Gagliano. All rights reserved.
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