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Why does everybody (at least that I have ever seen), say "borei pri hagefen" first of all during havdallah, but not drink the wine until all of the other brachos have been said? Is saying the other brachos not a hefsek? How is the wine different from the spices, which I have always seen people smell immediately after making "borei minei bsamim"?

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ואין לשאול: למה בקידוש והבדלה ברכת "בורא פרי הגפן" קודמת לשארי ברכות, ובברכת המזון היא מאוחרת? דאינו דומה, דקידוש והבדלה הוי התחלת העניין, וברכת הכוס קודמת לשארי הברכות, ולא הוי הפסק דמעניינא הוא he.wikisource.org/wiki/… –  Gershon Gold Feb 18 '13 at 16:20
    
@gershongold Ohh snap! –  Seth J Feb 18 '13 at 16:29
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It says don't ask! –  Seth J Feb 18 '13 at 16:40
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Related: meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/q/1475/5 –  Seth J Feb 18 '13 at 16:46
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The same question applies to kiddush, bris milah, erusin... –  Double AA Feb 18 '13 at 17:36

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