Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Greek Wine Proves Reincarnation Exists

SANTA FE, N.M. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – A unique Greek wine could be liquid proof that reincarnation is possible.

Barbara Bonfigli is an avid drinker of retsina – a Greek wine that’s made with pine resin – and she argues that in order to love the spirit, “One must’ve been Greek in a past life.”

That’s because retsina is the “poor stepsister of Greek wine,” since it’s strong, acidic, turpentine flavor makes it an acquired taste.

Retsina has grown on Bonfigli over the years and now she can’t get enough.

In fact, she highlights the wine in her new novel, Cafe Tempest: Adventures On A Small Greek Island (Tell Me Press), which hits shelves Thursday (May 28).

To celebrate, she’s hosting the world’s first retsina wine tasting amongst her friends in NYC, and she hopes her beloved booze can finally shed its bad rap.

She argues the benefits of retsina which not only include a wicked, cheap buzz, but she also claims it can be used as a “gas extender, nail polish remover, and spot cleaner.”

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