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I think I vaguely remember that one of the occasions when one makes the brakhah 'ha-tov ve-ha-meitiv' is when you have been drinking wine and someone brings out another bottle of wine that is of a better quality than the one you have been drinking. Am I remembering right? Is it the practice nowadays to make make the brakhah in this situation? Are there any details or conditions to know about?

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Here is a lengthy discussion as to why some people do not make this Bracha. Perhaps the question can be improved by asking why there are those who do not make this Bracha. – Gershon Gold May 6 '13 at 18:51
Thank you, Gershon. Looks like the answer to my question. – paquda May 6 '13 at 18:52
@GershonGold How would that improve the question? It would just change it. paquda wants to know when to say the blessing. – Double AA May 6 '13 at 19:00
See Shulchan Aruch (OC 175) and the accompanying Mishna B'rura. This article may also be of interest. – Fred May 6 '13 at 19:08
thank you, fred, that english article answered all my questions. – paquda May 6 '13 at 22:33

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