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London organ-grinder tweets for September 2017

Posted: October 1st 2017 11:54.

Spanish customs

Posted: September 8th 2012 23:09. Last modified: September 8th 2012 23:27

As viewed from a Hampshire country pub.

Only sensible use for cheap red wine at 30C+

Posted: August 23rd 2012 17:53. Last modified: August 23rd 2012 19:30

Mrs Casas says mix 1 cup lemon juice, 1 cup water, 2 cups red (Murcian renal, for example), 1 wedged peach, 4 lemon slices, 3 tbsp sugar, refrigerate for a couple of hours, drink. She also does a splendid iced coffee. The budget booze base is still without third party contributions, suggesting that none of […]

Another home for cheap drunks

Posted: June 18th 2012 12:25. Last modified: June 18th 2012 13:36

I sense a huge swell of coming contributions to the budget booze base, but meanwhile here's BumWine.com. (H/t)

Request for wine-tasting rules

Posted: May 23rd 2012 12:26. Last modified: May 23rd 2012 21:54

Locusts, wind, and plastic in the post-Parker world.

Preluding the great Spanish wine misselling scandal?

Posted: May 20th 2012 23:35. Last modified: May 20th 2012 23:42

Pass the Don Simón.

But is that acorn-fed Iberian black pig or shoe leather you’re chomping?

Posted: December 1st 2011 14:22.

Illicit upgrading of jamón serrano to jamón ibérico de bellota, fraud prevention, and a statistical account of why a pig undergoing free-range fattening needs at least a hectare of oak forest.

What’s the best way to wash down raw rodent?

Posted: August 5th 2010 21:16. Last modified: August 5th 2010 21:21

Rat, squirrel or capybara, kittens have one favourite sauce.

Pig / lion / monkey / child wine

Posted: January 16th 2010 22:41. Last modified: January 18th 2010 10:29

A Portuguese menagerie of sozzledness.

Why most American (and a considerable proportion of Spanish) wine is crap

Posted: October 26th 2009 00:27. Last modified: October 28th 2009 10:20

Don't believe the wine pundits.

Bottled in origin/Embotellado en orígen

Posted: March 3rd 2009 11:02.

A Spanish wine company is struggling with machinery and branding.

Good bar in Puerto de Santa María

Posted: December 16th 2008 14:01.

Check out the excellent Justin's review over at Catavino, which I can second, having got moderately wasted there on a cycle trip. (I don't link much to Catavino because I have a basic distrust of wine reviews: if you liked it that much, how come you can remember anything about it?)

The madness of Níjar

Posted: July 12th 2005 14:06. Last modified: January 26th 2012 23:35

Surprise has been expressed in circles, squares and other pleasingly simple geometrical arrangements of peapoles, that revolutionaries should want to destroy those who, according to Ken Livingstone and other prophets of the New Municipalism, are their nearest and dearest. What folly, my darlings! We creaky reactionaries know that revolutions always destroy society (and often themselves) […]

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