Etiquette or the Experience?

I need some input please. I really need to know if I am alone in this, or if my view is widely held. If it is then we should instigate a wine service revolution.

On at least three occassions this year I have attended dinners where I had been asked to choose the wines to go with the food.

Each time I really need not have bothered for the following reasons: first the waiters brought the food round to the entire table, then when everyone had their food they poured the wines – painfully slowly.

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