I smelled frost and winter, and heard an exasperated sigh from somewhere above my head.“What are you doing, Ash? A familiar voice, though I couldn’t think of his name, or why he sounded so suspicious.“I’m taking her back to her room.” The person above me sounded wonderfully calm and deep. “She’ll have to sleep off the effects of the fruit.We’ll likely be here another day because of your idiocy.”The other voice said something garbled and unintelligible.I was suddenly too sleepy and light-headed to care.Relaxing against the mysterious person’s chest, I fell into a heady sleep.” ― Julie Kagawa, “[I]t is the wine that leads me on,the wild winethat sets the wisest man to singat the top of his lungs,laugh like a fool – it drives theman to dancing...“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.” ― Ernest Hemingway, “There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.” ― Colette, “Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” ― Ernest Hemingway “Alcohol makes other people less tedious, and food less bland, and can help provide what the Greeks called entheos, or the slight buzz of inspiration when reading or writing.The only worthwhile miracle in the New Testament—the transmutation of water into wine during the wedding at Cana—is a tribute to the persistence of Hellenism in an otherwise austere Judaea.Don and Willie blend aged whiskies from selected barrels from different distilleries, which have been picked according to their individualistic nature, purity of flavour and unique characteristics.What makes them unique is that rather than sticking to prearranged styles and seeking consistency year to year, The Exceptional Whisky Company will offer unique whiskies upon each release, all of which will be determined by their own qualitative and stylistic distinction.
“Offer them a taste of faery wine, and act surprised when they’re consumed by it.”That struck me as hilarious, and I broke into hysterical giggles. I laughed until I was gasping for breath, tears streaming down my face. Somebody caught me, scooping me off my feet and into their arms.They cultivate 55 hectares of vineyard land, consisting of Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vines.Champagne Granzamy Pere et Fils is a small, family run Champagne house located in the village of Venteuil, on the chalky hillsides of the Marne Valley.Plus, we’re also on a number of other podcatcher apps, including Stitcher, Overcast FM, Pocket Casts, Podbean, Podcast Addict, Pod Knife, Player FM, Cast Box, RSS Radio, etc.(If we’re not on your preferred podcatcher app yet, let us know and we’ll work to make sure you get your Wine & Crime fix ASAP!