First we hear that producers of cheap Malbec are getting squeezed by inflation. Now this,
Venezuela Sips More Local Rum, Less Pricey Whiskey
Lagging Economy Pushes Consumers Away From Expensive Scotches.
At fancy steakhouses and Spanish-style tascas, Scotch is served the Venezuelan way: poured to the brim in a highball glass with ice.
Let’s hope they don’t do that to any of these.
Regardless, $5 says the chavistas are still getting their Buchanan’s and Chivas.
*1848: Karl Marx puts out the Communist Manifesto.