Flash! Big brother has increased the bread ration from 200 grams to 50 grams! A British Columbia Provincial order in council of July 18th has created the BC Wine Authority, one of whose mandates is to slacken current VQA regulations for BC Wine producers. A new category, the "BC Wine of distinction" has even less stringent requirements, and can include wine made from non-BC grapes.
Yellow Tail just ordered up a few tons of the stuff Australian researchers have recently isolated the chemical which gives many finer examples of Australian shiraz their so-called "peppery" aroma.
I'm waiting for the version where Daniel Craig plays Steven Spurrier Two separate large-ticket feature films are currently being produced about the infamous "Judgment of Paris" winetasting from 1976, where California wines were picked by a French panel as being superior to the finest French examples. The two productions are not unsurprisingly feuding, with original J of P organizer Steven Spurier referring to the movie competing with his 'authorized' film as "false, defamatory and disparaging."
Anybody ask whether it had anything to do with spending your life in Cardiff? Cardif University in Wales published the results of a survey involving random breathalyzer tests in the city center, showing, among other things, that 40% of the men who'd been drinking at all were drinking at a level that was harmful to their health.
He wants to invade Pakistan; she wants to go into Darfur Angelina Jolie reportedly soaked down husband Brad Pitt with a glass of red wine during an argument over the current American Presidential election campaign
Drink up the cider, George Singer, poet, and the best friend a bottle of Guinness ever had, Tommy Makem died of lung cancer this week at age 74