Tag Archives: Covid-19

New wines relieve the headaches of getting them here

After waiting months and months, a shipment for First Vine finally arrived here in DC about two weeks ago.  We have wines from two new producers in Italy and an old favorite from France.  So, hooray!  I really like the … Continue reading

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Reopening Installment #2: Déjà Vu-19

We’re in the midst of a crisis.  The majority of the scientific community agrees it’s a crisis and that there are important yet relatively simple things we can do to stop it from getting much worse.  It affects public health … Continue reading

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Social Distancing Installment #2:  The start of neo-prohibition?

In a recent op-ed piece for the UK’s Independent, Ian Hamilton suggests that closing liquor stores and wine shops during the coronavirus pandemic “would yield more for the nation’s health than almost any other policy intervention.” Hamilton, a lecturer in … Continue reading

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