In vino veritas. Russia recalls empire habits.

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by KGB_resident, Mar 31, 2006.

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  1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4860454.stm

    I don't believe this explanation. Of course it is a political move.

    Their economics are in catastophic state and wine is in fact the main subject of export.

    Moldavian and Georgian representatives naively propose to make tests of their wines. Would you buy Moldavian or/and Georgian wines to support new-born democracies?
     
  2. On 2 conditions:

    1) Did they taste good and not like lighter fuel
    2) Reasonably priced
     
  3. msr

    msr LE

    I have drunk both, and very good they were too.

    The trouble is that there is almost certainly no vineyard in either country (and similarly in Slovenia) which has the capacity to produce wines in the quantity required for supermarket distribution in the UK.

    msr