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Tag Archive: wine

Jan 24 2013

Nova Scotia wine, after dark

My wife works at a vineyard owned by Jöst (pronounced Yost, to rhyme with “most”). We’ve had a few bottles of this — it’s not horrible. So, apparently, has Jay Leno. Such feminist misandry — making wine out of foreskins! Those castrating Canucks! Someone call the Canadian consulate and have them issue a warning about …

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Dec 12 2012

Using Netflix on Linux through WINE

Apparently some Linux devs managed to get Silverlight working under WINE, then went on to make a dead-simple install that configures a separate Firefox install to run the app. It’s very slightly lower framerate than running it natively under Windows, but if it weren’t for that damned Silverlight dependency (for the DRM, naturally), we’d have …

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Oct 30 2011

Alcohol abuse

The humanity! 7000 bottles of wine, destroyed by what could only be described as “the act of a vengeful god indeed”. Now what the hell are the residents of Sheboygan going to do? Thanks to a WordPress mess-up, you might have seen this briefly on Thursday in the wee hours of the morning when I …

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