It was vintage
time in the valleys on the Swiss side of the Pass of the Great Saint Bernard, and along the banks of the Lake of Geneva.
On returning to Europe, I shall confine myself to the more delicate vintages
of Italy and France, the best of which will not bear transportation.
We all know how they live upon whales, and have rare old vintages
of prime old train oil.
In this respect I did not differ from him materially: I was skillful in the Italian vintages
myself, and bought largely whenever I could.
At my entrance, an elderly person was smacking his lips with a zest which satisfied me that the cellars of the Province House still hold good liquor, though doubtless of other vintages
than were quaffed by the old governors.
Others are still more capricious in their tastes; and after gathering together a heap of the nuts of all ages, and ingeniously tapping them, will first sip from one and then from another, as fastidiously as some delicate wine-bibber experimenting glass in hand among his dusty demi-johns of different vintages
As one after another of the most exquisitely balanced kedgerees of curries, accompanied with their appropriate vintages
, were laid before the other two, he only repeated that it was one of his fast-days, and munched a piece of bread and sipped and then left untasted a tumbler of cold water.
de Baisemeaux, sovereign dispenser of gastronomic delicacies, head cook of the royal fortress, whose trays, full-laden, were ascending the steep staircases, carrying some consolation to the prisoners in the shape of honestly filled bottles of good vintages
It is as if the best wine at this high feast where I have sat so long had been kept for the last, and I need not deny a miracle in it in order to attest my skill in judging vintages
Sometimes, indeed, we contrived to get ourselves asked to the houses of high and mighty entertainers, where we ate the finest French dishes and drank the oldest vintages
, and fortified ourselves sensibly and snugly in that way against the frigidity of the company.
Grewgious showed no signs of being mellowed by these glowing vintages
First and foremost, vintage
style or retro clothing is usually referring to clothing that imitates the style or design from another era.
Lou Lou's Vintage
Fair, which was crowned winner of the UK's Best Vintage
Fair award in 2013 and 2014, returns on Saturday, November 28.
Day, a celebration of everything vintage
, is being held in and around Market Place on Saturday, 30 May.
Middlesbrough Does Vintage
held its debut event in the town hall at Centre Square yesterday.