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Chardonnay Goes to Washington

The Reagan's insisted on serving California wines at the White House, and Nancy loved the taste of Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay. The San Francisco Chronicle's Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and local icon, Herb Caen, caught wind of the story and wrote a column about the wine, referring to the Chardonnay as "Nancy’s wine."