The best of all wines is Chianti,

A wonderful, wonderful drink.

Dry sherry’s all right for your auntie–

Chianti is better, I think.

Red wine is a cure for what ails you

(Except that it makes my head ache).

Chianti might try, but it fails to

So that is the drink that I take.

Oh, I love Chianti

It tastes like the Tuscany sun.

Chianti, Chianti,

Deli-ci-ous bottles of fun!

The grandchildren are no longer surprised at seeing big bottles of Grandma’s Medicine on the kitchen counter. The 16-year-old snickers, but that’s what grandmothers are for–to give pleasure to her grandchildren.


Writing prompt: Does your main character drink? A favorite drink? If so, what? If not, why?