No More Pastis in India…

Being in the military, as we know, brings with it certain advantages: among others, having a case of Ricard at a very competitive price used to be one of the “perks” of the armed forces of the world’s largest democracy. However, as suggested by an old saying, dating back to at least the 12th century and repeated continually by people who no longer believe in eternal life, “All good things must come to an end”. So, a decision from the highest summit of the Indian state seems to have been enough to put a stop to certain good things… and it is most unfortunate, knowing as we do that, for the moment, there is no alternative to pastis, the one, the only…

It is regrettable all the same that this tendency, inspired by certain great world leaders who might at least benefit from Pernod-Ricard’s beneficial effects on hair, that this endemic mania for protectionism should end, in the long run, in the self-destruction of the economy of this whole unfortunate planet.

https://www.lindependant.fr/2020/06/17/plus-de-ricard-pour-larmee-indienne-qui-commandait-jusqua-5000-caisses-par-mois-pour-ses-militaires,8936367.php

https://www.reuters.com/article/india-alcohol-defence/indian-military-stores-orders-for-pernod-diageo-dry-up-sources-idUSL4N2DT1TM

Powered by

Previous articleThe Label of Truth
Next articleAn English Lesson

Related Post

It seems that all it takes is for “V” (Tim Tae-Hyung, the singer from South Korean boy band “BTS”) to appear with a bottle of Château Margaux in his hand for searches and buying intentions to soar among the...
Grape varieties imported from France, Indian wine-growers trained in California, the Indian market clearly growing, ex-pat French wine specialists... In a time when climate change is transforming the world order for wine production, will India become the new Eldorado...
There’s panic in Germany, where knock-off Gold Blend has been discovered in one retail store. What’s most worrying is that the jars containing the fake product also contained bits of glass and plastic. We don’t yet know how these...
There are good (alcoholic) spirits and bad ones, as there are those who can drink sensibly... and all the rest. Good alcohol, administered in just the right dose to induce good spirits, has never killed anyone; quite the contrary....
Because of prejudices and certain social conventions, a retailer of alcoholic drinks in New Delhi has decided to sell her products only to the fairer sex.   https://www.capital.fr/entreprises-marches/inde-un-magasin-dalcools-reserve-aux-femmes-face-aux-jugements-1396230 https://www.ladepeche.fr/2021/03/08/inde-exclusivement-reserve-aux-dames-un-magasin-de-spiritueux-rassure-la-clientele-feminine-9415529.php https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210308-delhi-s-female-only-liquor-store-helps-women-buy-drinks-in-good-spirits

Share this article

Recent posts

From Brewery to (Molotov) Cocktail!

0
The “Pravda” brewery has decided, temporarily, to divert its beer production lines to the creation of the most famous of cocktails. An historical irony, Molotov was the Russian plenipotentiary Foreign Minister to whom Stalin...

The Risks of Yerba Mate

0
For a while now, rumours have been circulating about Yerba Mate: recent scientific studies now seem to have confirmed that it is probably dangerous. Despite its high antioxidant qualities, “Yerba Mate” tea, or rather...

Aeronautics to the Rescue of Viticulture

0
Global warming, as we know, affects those who work the soil more than anyone else. Winegrowers are already finding themselves on the front line of the battle against the effects of “global warming”, sometimes...

Popular categories

Women, Skol Offers You an Apology!

0
We’ve probably all listened to a lewd joke with a polite fixed grin. The age-old habit of mocking those weaker than oneself, foreigners, minorities,...

Jolie–Pitt: The Château Miraval Lawsuit

0
Marriage venue for the two planet-wide stars and a producer of excellent rosé wines, the jointly owned estate of the couple Angelina Jolie and...

The “Bubble Tea” Trap

0
“Bubble Tea” or “pearl tea” is now enjoyed all over the planet. This drink, invented in the mid-1980s on the Taiwanese archipelago, has become...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Recent comments