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Do you love a crisp Sauvignon Blanc?
Reviewed in the United States on September 4, 2017
Do you love a crisp Sauvignon Blanc? Know what goes best with Risotto? Enjoy Mimosas for weekend breakfasts? Bloodies at sundown on the deck of the Hunter 380? G&T's in the afternoon? Think VSOP Hennessy is the only civilized cognac? Believe it's always five o'clock somewhere? Congratulations, You may be a sophisticated functional alcoholic. As was Caroline Knapp for twenty years until she finally came to her senses and realized that she and her well-heeled family and friends were essentially drug addicts. The drug of choice was alcohol: legal, mass marketed, promoted to be the mark of sophistication."Holding one's liquor" was a test of maturity and distinction. It's ethanol and flavored water. It's addictive, and destroys careers, livers and lives. But it's a drug that makes corporations wealthy, and many are led to the slaughter to fill those coffers. Read her book, and a take long, objective look at the love of alcohol in a strong, clear light.