I grew up in an Italian family and my grandfather made wine in his basement in
Either way, I think it did teach me that wine is a beverage to enjoy with a meal instead of something to gulp down at a fraternity party (that’s what beer is for – I kid, I kid!). It also taught me to appreciate wine on a deeper level and I sometimes wish that I had pursued wine as a career much earlier than I ultimately did.
Also check out Eric Asimov’s original post and weigh in. Cheers.