Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected - Taste Summary & Analysis

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Taste Summary

The narrator attends dinner at Mike Schofield's house, where he dines with his wife, his daughter Louise, and another guest called Richard Pratt. The host and narrator often makes bets about the identity of the wine he serves at dinner. However, this evening, Mike is particularly set on having a bet over an unusual wine. In this case, the stakes keep rising until Mike bets his daughter's hand in marriage against two of Pratt's houses. Louise protests, as does Mike's wife, but eventually they agree to it, on Mike's assertion that Pratt will never guess. However, Pratt begins to narrow it down by region, taste, and so forth, until he properly identifies the wine as a Chateau Branaire-Ducru, 1934. The entire table is astounded, until the maid comes in and hands Pratt his glasses, which she said he left in Mr. Schofield's study, where...

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