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Random act of kindness


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Random act of kindness

Val | Aug 18, 2006 10:53 PM

On my way home tonight, I stopped at a local produce stand/store that also happens to sell some nice wines. I chose my bottle of Chianti along with some produce and herbs and noticed a woman putting 4 bottles of a Portuguese "green" wine in her cart and proceeded to the checkout and was in front of me on line. I gently asked, "May I ask you about this wine?" She told me it was very light and clean, no bite to it at all, etc...(the label is Pavao)..I said "Okay, thanks, I'll try it sometime." Well, as soon as she finished paying for her order, she turned around and handed me one of the bottles and said "My gift to you...enjoy!" She would not take "no" for an answer! So nice (we're talking about $7.99 here) but still, I was taken aback...I then insisted on paying for the next person in line ... heh, he only bought some produce that amounted to $3.95 & everyone was laughing by now...but my main point is "Wow...wasn't that so nice of her?" and the minor point is: Do any of you know about Vino Verde? Is is so light you don't know you're drinking wine? I'm mostly a red wine drinker but I do stray over to Sauv Blancs every now and then, especially during the Florida summers. Thanks!

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