Biodynamic Wines with Revolution on their Mind, Le Temps des Cerises

Since I saw theses French wines mentioned on a couple of sites, the Domaine name, Le Temps des Cerises is what stayed with me more than its biodynamic properties.

Alex Prufer named his property in Languedoc-Roussillon after Le Temps des Cerises, the song from La Commune de Paris, the revolutionary upheaval from the 19th Century.

Avanti popolo

His most recent creations are 2007 Vin de Table Fou du Roi (Grenache, Carignan, and Cinsault) and 2008 Vin de Table Avanti Popolo (Carignan).

Neither Le Fou at around $25 or Avanti about $16 have proletarian prices though.

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Camel Milk Chocolate, Al Nassma from Dubai at NY Chocolate Show 2009 opening October 30

Oct 29
After finalizing the registration for my yearly pilgrimage to the New York Chocolate Show, 2009 will be my fourth visit, I checked the list of exhibitors to see which new names and countries were popping up. I did not have to go further than the latter A to find out that both Dubai and Jordan are being represented. From Dubai comes Al Nassma whose claim to fame is to bring us the "first and finest...
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Bela Lugosi's Dead by Bauhaus, Songs for Halloween

Oct 30
I saw the band Bauhaus mentioned today and thought to myself, they produced Bela Lugosi's Dead, one of these must play songs for Halloween. It was their first single (1979) and its cover might even give you ideas for an outfit if you have not made up your mind yet. For good measure, I include the video with live version above. 30 years young, gosh!