I hope we never lose the three-tier system. If we do, the terrorists will have won.
My uncle went to his local bar three times a week from 11 AM until 5 PM. He was a drunk. If he’d gone wine tasting, he’d have been a connoisseur.
"As a queen sits down, knowing that a chair will be there,/ Or a general raises his hand and is given the field-glasses,/ Step off assuredly into the blank of your mind./ Something will come to you."—Richard Wilbur, “Walking to Sleep”
First: I’m not sure if there is anyone better at cutting through the confidence trick that is often intrinsic to the business of wine.
Second: in a world where offending people appears to border on the illegal, the Hosemaster piles in. No one is safe."
--Joss Fowler "Vinolent.com"