Archive for 'French Wine'

Robo-Wine and Can-Can

NEW YORK DITHERS PENNSYLVANIA STEALS A MARCH Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board has installed experimental vending machines in a Wegmans store in Mechanicsburg and a Giant in Harrisburg, and could approve nearly 100 more this year. Created at Prohibition’s end, the LCB was intended by then-Gov. Gifford Pinchot to ‘discourage the purchase of alcoholic beverages by […]

Zut Alors! Etc. Ad Nauseam

Historically, no one is half so good at clobbering the French as the French themselves. Only recall the Terror and the Paris Commune—or the current pummeling of and in the wine sector. France is beset by an outbreak of Puritanism, of all things. Health loons want the government to treat wine treated as if it […]