MWWC#30The Obscure Nature of Wine

Griffy on Wine

I wanted to title this story “Odd Bacchus” as a take on one of my favorite characters “Odd Thomas” created by writer Dan Koontz and the subject of six books.  Unfortunately or possibly fortunately I can’t because I found a blogger who’s blog is called Odd Bacchus!

img_2725I can hear Odd Thomas voice in Odd Bacchus, “why do I drink obscure wines, they are what I can afford”, I don’t beleive Odd Bacchus’s day job is a short order cook, but I identify with his plight, I too drink odd (obscure) wines for the same reason they are what I can afford.

Like Odd Thomas’s world, the wine world is a kooky place.  We talk about history and how wine is over 6,000 years old, but if you take a good hard look at it, it’s like democracy.  The Greeks invented both  6th Century BC.  They were producing large quantities…

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