Uncorking the Past: The Quest for Wine, Beer, and Other Alcoholic Beverage

Uncorking the Past: The Quest for Wine, Beer, and Other Alcoholic Beverage

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As men, and adventurers, we all appreciate a good quest. It could be the unrealized Indiana Jones or Han Solo inside of us all, but setting out to uncover something you don’t already know has always seemed like a good use of time to us. In Uncorking the Past: The Quest for Wine, Beer, and Other Alcoholic Beverages, Patrick McGovern–the leading authority on all things ancient and alcoholic–uses his knowledge of the fermented beverages of the past to tell a story about how they affected the world we live in now. From mead, to rice wine, to corn beers, McGovern weaves an intellectually stimulating tale about our favorite mind-altering substance that is as fun to read as it is to picture yourself a part of. We’ll drink to that.

The Martin Wholecut Oxford Is Handmade from a Single Piece of Italian Leather The Martin Wholecut Oxford Is Handmade from a Single Piece of Italian Leather
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For those who find attention-grabbing brogues and ornate details a bit too flashy but who still want a pair of attractive, well-made dress shoes, The Martin Wholecut is the answer. Handmade in Italy out of a single piece of Italian calfskin leather, the rich, supple dress shoes feel exceedingly comfortable and look sleek without being over the top. Each is outfitted with a leather lining, a matching leather sole, and is even painted by hand. Plus, thanks to the Blake construction, The Martin Wholecut Oxfords feel light and flexible.

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