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Tag: A beginner’s guide to wine

October 12, 2009

[10:16pm: Friends bitching about designing cults for Social Anthropo­logy on Facebook. How the fuck can you bitch about designing a goddamned cult? For points?! I want to do that for the entirety of my BA.] Much like a toxic mould on a loaf of bread, this column was conceived in fairly unremarkable circumstances. Like many […]

October 5, 2009

Type: White Wine In my time reviewing wines, I’ve experienced a major problem. I often spend seven to ten dollars a week buying wine just so you can have a little giggle at my uneducated rants. None of this is subsidised, but I get published, so it’s not that bad. Plus, people tell me how […]

September 28, 2009

Rosé Pokémon Type: Grass Type. Strong Against: Water, Ground, Rock. Weak Against: Fire, Ice, Poison, Flying, Bug. Ask any writer and they’ll tell you that writing reviews of things you hate is fun. So much fun. While it can feel great to rave about the latest film or book or baked good you’ve fallen deeply […]

July 20, 2009

A beginner’s guide to wine, by A BEGINNER Type: N/a Ladies and gentlefolk, I have failed you. Well, that’s not technically true. A certain high-ranking member of the Salient staff has failed you, and I’ve contributed to this failure. “But how so, oh wise Mr. Goodall?” you ask with quavering tongue. Well, ladies and gentlefolk, […]

July 13, 2009

This week’s wine has the dubious honour of being the first wine to drive me to illness (though the Clockwork Orange-inspired cups of milk, brandy and butterscotch mixed together I drank alongside the wine probably didn’t help). Of course, that’s not necessarily a slight on the wine—if I was drinking it so much, it must […]

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