Category Archives: Prohibition

Bricks and tomatoes — just a part of the history of Prohibition

If you watched the Ken Burns “Prohibition” series on PBS, you probably noticed that most of the bootleg alcohol people drank in the U.S. during those years was hard liquor rather than wine. As a confirmed wino, I felt a … Continue reading

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A digression into wine politics with an appeal for help

I don’t generally make political statements in this blog.  OK, so I did call for a boycott of California wine after Proposition 8 passed, and I harangued you about global warming a little bit.  But I’ve tried to keep it … Continue reading

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