French wine is still very much the benchmark by which other wine is often judged.
There are people who think French wine is old and undynamic, but I would contend and invite them to try the young wines from the South.
a good book, a good steak, and good conversation.
Don't get me wrong. Scotch and martinis have their place too, and nothing tastes better than beer with boiled crawfish, but no other spirit makes me warm inside quite like a glass of red.