Month: February 2021

SO, WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN DRINKING?

We were curious to find out what our wine scribe Jim Walker had been drinking during the pandemic and thought it would make an interesting topic for his next Gentleman’s portion contribution. He was reluctant to tell us at first for fear that we, and our readers, would think he was being a bit braggy. However, he relented. Here’s what he’s uncorked. We are more than a little bit envious.
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ROMANCE ON THE HIGH SEAS

The Queen Mary in New York

During the Golden Era of cruising, ocean liners became the epitome of romance with many assignations, love affairs and honeymoons conducted at sea.  But the decline of trans-Atlantic crossings by ship combined with mass-marketing of floating theme parks at sea changed that image. The only question is ‘would Cupid approve’ of the outcome.

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