On Drinking Alone

Drinking alone is viewed with suspicion in many circles (possibly the same circles that disparage masturbation?) Solo imbibing is seen as problematic, a precursor to or symptom of addiction; emblem of greed; proof positive of a moribund social life.

A Wine Lover’s Education

Some people are subject to the tidal pull of music and/or wine. There are folks who can leave the radio playing in the background forever without listening, or drink a glass or two of wine, here and there, for a lifetime without curiosity. Then there are those for whom a note or flavor strikes a chord.