Monthly Archives: December 2012

Grower Champagne

Chapter 98 The season of sparkling wine has come,[1] and it’s time to spend huge sums of money on wine you drink once a year, because that’s what the holidays are all about. Two words. Name Brands. Did you spend your whole childhood in your older brother’s shadow, desperately seeking some crumb of confidence to […]


Chapter 97 There are days, when the slant of rain is just right, the wind howls and the fire is stoked just so, when there is no drink so appropriate as single malt scotch whisky. I’m not talking about that wimpy lowland stuff, the thrice-distilled fruit water the Scots only made so the English would […]