Thursday, June 11, 2009

Keep Your 2nd Rate Plonk

"I always take the example of tomatoes," he said. "They're inedible, the tomatoes you find in supermarkets. But people buy them just the same."
Though France remains a nation of wine-lovers—86 percent of French households bought at least one bottle last year, and the country retains its distinction as the world's top producer—the French are drinking less and less: the average household bought just 43 liters in 2008, down from 47 in 2007.
I’ll stick to Jameson’s
In the old days, it's true that we drank 10 times more alcohol," said Jacques Delpiroux, who runs a Paris brasserie with his wife and has worked in cafes since 1968. "The bars used to be full morning to night."
Which almost made their children decent company, but all good things must come to an end.

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