Trinken #AtoZAprilChallenge

It is a threat, and a pleasure, perhaps the most pernicious risk to mankind since the Black Death… Yet, how could we give up those marvels of nature, human skills and poetic evocations? Just think: from the Old World to the New, Pino Grigio, Montbasillac, Saint-Emilion, Burgundy, Champagne, the marvellous Australians, the North-Californians, the Cahors, the sunshine from … Continue reading Trinken #AtoZAprilChallenge

#DailyPrompt: Pick your Potion #Armagnac

It is like diving into Rabelais' s writing, following the Gargantua, or perhaps meditating on Monsieur Montaigne. What is there to say, about Armagnac? The grapes, the sand, les jeunes filles en fleur, during the harvest... Yes, it's Monsieur Proust in a bottle!   Image: Ernest Hébert (1817-1908), Ophélie - 1876