To all my foreign friends; an insight in the Swedish monopoly of alcoholic beverages.
I’m at my parents place. I wish to contribute with something special in our glasses tonight since the whole family is gathered. My parents live in a city with 42,000 inhabitants. Not small, not big. Still of a size so that [...]
What does it mean, to connote? Basically, you have a word and in addition to its primary meaning you add or suggest an associated or secondary meaning of a word or expression. A connotation can be both positive and negative.
Heat damaged wines are often called maderized. As a friend of Madeira wine, I really [...]
I get a lot of comments from, what I can tell, incredibly nice people that seems to have such a big heart. Yes, I’m only a few weeks from turning 40 and hence a healthy lifestyle is more important than ever. Eat right, drink moderately, work out, get your sleep and so on.
The views expressed in this post are the views of my cell phone and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of my own. The views expressed are the sole responsibility of my phone and its [...]
Ingmar Bergman once said “I hope I never get so old I get religious.” I’m not there yet. Heck, I’m only 38. But that doesn’t stop me from becoming emotional from time to time. To look back and remember.
It’s a fine Sunday in the beginning of August. Sweden at its best. [...]
A picture says a thousand words. Or, as in this case, awakens just as many. What message does the label transmit? Is it:
“Sometimes I just take an old cheetah fur, some grapes around my head, my Holy Grail, pop a mag and [...]
It’s time to sum up 2010. As always I prefer staying positive but one can’t constantly smile – especially not after having popped yet a cork tainted bottle.
If you have followed me this year as well, or is a newcomer to Mise en bouteille, doesn’t matter. I’m happy to have you here during [...]
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