Editor, Index-Tribune:

Perhaps one need only look at David Bolling’s editorial, “Tasting Room Questions,” (Index-Tribune, Jan. 21) for an answer to Kelly Mather’s op-ed column, “What It Will Take to Save Obstetrics,” flanking the other side of the same page. Would a 50-cent surcharge on a glass of wine at a tasting room help to sustain our hospital’s vital obstetrics program?

Carol Marcus

Sonoma