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Bordeaux by Saltwater
Bordeaux by Saltwater



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Oil Pastels on drawing paper

(framing created in Photoshop)

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alitta2 on June 8, 2015, 2:19:00 PM

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alitta2Looks nice! I've heard about the wine much, but I haven't tasted it yet :(

Saltwater on June 10, 2015, 1:47:54 AM

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SaltwaterNever tried it either.
I have tasted a few things though, but not much.
I have tasted Riesling (white wine from Alsace),
and a few Champagne (from Champagne ;-)  ).
I am afraid that's all I can brag about my drinking experience.
​I am more sober than a monk!  LOL

TeeJay87 on June 10, 2015, 3:45:05 AM

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TeeJay87Alcohol has both advantages and drawbacks, though much depends on its quality and drunk amounts.

Results of abusing ethanol (and methanol) have been known since the Ancient times, the issue of quality was presented to wider public during Prohibition in the United States, where people died after drinking low-quality booze nicknamed "Bathtub Jake". Cheaper wine brands often contain chemical compounds with sulfur named sulfites , which may be toxic when consumed in large quantities.

On another hand, cardiologists praise red wine for boosting heart ratio and reinforcing blood flow in organism. Of course, the wine must be drunk in reasonable quantities. ;)

Saltwater on June 12, 2015, 11:10:02 PM

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SaltwaterThat is what Gérard Depardieu will tell you:

"  -  I drink Bordeaux, It is good for health, and It is my doctor's prescription!

    -  I drink and I love it, I take my prescription steadily, morning, noon, and evening.
    -  Maybe I drink more than three glasses a day,
       but after half a dozen glasses of this delicious (and healthy) beverage I just can't remember! "


TeeJay87 on June 13, 2015, 11:39:31 AM

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TeeJay87No wonder Depardyeyev ( that's how do we call him in Poland xD ) drinks wine in such amounts - with his BMI*, one glass doesn't affect him and Gerry has need to feel, what he drinks. ;)

*BMI = Body Mass Index

Saltwater on June 13, 2015, 12:47:05 PM

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SaltwaterFurthermore he has a very long habit of drinking.
So, yes indeed, It takes more than just a few glasses to get drunk in his case.
But you know how he is: he knows no limits!

​BTW, is there a wordplay on "Depardyeyev" ?  :-)

TeeJay87 on June 14, 2015, 11:23:56 PM

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TeeJay87His addiction and political sentiments are the main reasons Putin and his thugs welcomed Gerard so warmly in Moscow - since he drinks wine in large quantities, switching to stronger alcohol won't be difficult for him.

The nickname comes from combination of words "Depardieu" (his family name) and suffix "-ev" (example ending of Russian name), developed into "Depardyeyev", because "Depardyev" doesn't sound correct from grammar side. Gerry did admit in one of interviews, that he admires Stalin and NKVD for their red imperialism; having gained Russian citizenship made the nick fully justified. ;)

Falconlobo on June 8, 2015, 9:48:04 AM

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Falconlobonice bottle glass and colors 

Saltwater on June 8, 2015, 10:18:59 AM

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SaltwaterThank you very much :D

Falconlobo on June 8, 2015, 10:39:32 AM

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Falconloboyou're welcome