Supergrapes vs. Evil Greegeo

Whenever I hear about a new graphic novel based around wine like The Drops of God or The Initiates, I get excited. They tend to be fairly grown-up affairs, but I’m still secretly holding out for the action-packed exploits of a team of masked avengers clad in purple spandex. Their mission? To save the world from Evil Greegeo and his Stepford Wines – a zombie army of limp, soulless, mass market…

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Minervois: press rehearsal

A brief intro to Minervois... Underneath the glowering Montagne Noire, due east of Carcassonne, sits the Languedoc region of Minervois. It’s an impressive backdrop for an area that can produce some entertaining wines. The region refers to the village of Minerve, named after Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom and patron of the arts. It’s a small, picturesque jumble of stones perched on top of a…

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