Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Looted and booted

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I went over to Bayview Village today, to pick up a few wines. And cheese. A friend is taking me out to dinner, I shouldn't go empty-handed. And look...the store shelves are literally empty. Top photo shows the Champagne shelves, bottom shows Southwest France. Empty all around, as in California, Italy, and Australia. At least someone's having a good Christmas.

Having some friends over for hotpot tonight. I don't like hotpot, but it's an excuse to open a few bottles of Shaoxing wine. More on the wines, later. Cold outside, no?

DF

2 comments:

  1. It infuriates me when this happens, the Argentine and Portugal stock remains untouched. What's the deal?

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  2. Well, people generally are willing to spend more for wine during the holidays, and there's always a run on France, California, Italy. But Portugal is sadly, very misunderstood. Ports are some of the greatest wines in the world - then again, if no one buys, it keeps prices reasonable for port lovers!

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