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How Some Very Old French Vines Made Me Examine My Thoughts on Aging

In the last few years, there’s been a new appreciation for very old vines. I wondered why ageing humans couldn’t enjoy the same recognition.

Photo by Jonathan Farber on Unsplash

This is an edited version of an article I originally wrote for wine writer Jancis Robinson’s Old Vine competition.

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Janice Macdonald

Janice Macdonald

At 68, I started a new chapter in my life: I moved to France. Alone. It turned out to be quite the page-turner. Still is — even when age insists on a part.