Basic Juice Intelligencer
10 April 2006
The Big DuBoeuf-ski - It seems Mssr. Duboeuf is not the only 'bad boy George' to roam the halls of power. The DuDude "faces a £130,000 fine for allegedly tampering with 300,000 bottles of wine..."Duboeuf appeared in court on Tuesday to deny accusations of 'fraud and
attempted fraud concerning the origin and quality of wines'." [Decanter via Vinosense]
Reader Jameson of Le Wine Blog reports back from his debauche-filled weekend in Sin City: "I was at a restaurant in Vegas and they were offering the Beringer White Zinfandel for 30 bucks a bottle. I think that is the most gougetastic pricing I have ever seen. I think this is a maybe $3 cost wine for a restaurant. Unbelieveable." Let's hope that what happens in Vegas stays in L.V. Eegad.
The Desert One Debacle - Not necessarily a scandal, per se, but certainly a fascinating, if little known bit of history. Read about it in this month's Atlantic.
Scandalous! Was Mama with a Rolling Stone? Find out at MyHeritage Face Recognition. Or just see which celebrity the magic face matching algorithm thinks you most resemble. The celebrity I most resemble? Forest Whitaker!?? [found via Poplicks]