A picture of the first meeting of the newly formed wine tasting club of Ave Maria University, named In Vino Sanitas, of which I am the Faculty Advisor:   The book of a friend is a vademecum.

After a reading from the book of Genesis about the mysterious offering of bread and wine of Melchizedek, and a prayer composed in the Middle Ages of blessing of the wine, as a general introduction to wine for a first meeting we tasted a representative New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, California Chardonnay, Italian Pinot Grigio, California Cabernet Sauvignon, Australian Shiraz, and Bordeaux.