Arthur Kenyon in Letters from Spain (GBS), in an otherwise standard mid-19th century account of the sherry trade in Jerez (“Zeres”), writes:
A good deal of the wine makes a voyage to India and back before it is mixed in the way I have described and sent to England.
Maybe the guys over Catavino will be able to tell me whether this is a Kenyon metaphor–I’ve never met it elsewhere–or whether there would actually have been some compelling reason for doing such a thing.
- Shiteways Cider Company Ltd
The first phoneme of the subject of this splendid story by the Diario de Jerez appears to have colonised the first
- Good bar in Puerto de Santa María
Check out the excellent Justin’s review over at Catavino, which I can second, having got moderately wasted there on a cycle
- Cowbike drawing competition
With reference to several recent items (1, 2, 3), Emma Moo-Cow bets we can’t produce a cow on a bike. Well,
Although he’s probably better known for his trip from Istanbul to China via the old Silk Road, Gabriel Pernau is the
- Bankia says sorry
Go here and enter “Why did you lie to everyone, you bastards?” [Apologies: At the time of writing Bea did indeed