Keynes only regret

7 Jun, 2021 at 22:30 | Posted in Varia | 1 Comment

Steve Keen (@ProfSteveKeen) | Twitter

Your’s truly won’t have to share Keynes regret.

Champagne is one of the few things in life he never says no to.

1 Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

  1. We have a perfectly good substitute here in Limoux, Languedoc, called blanquette. It’s the original – it was the monks of the monastery of St. Hilaire who discovered/invented the sparkling in the 16th century. An ecclesiastical passer-by took the invention to Champagne where it became famous because Champagne was better positioned to deliver to Paris.

    According to the first-rate blanquette producer M. Guinot, the quality of the blanquette languished until the second half of the 20th century for lack of demand, so I understand that John Maynard didn’t consider it. But then it began to improve. Today I can’t find the difference. Of course there are good blanquette and not-so-good. But the price is usually well below champagne prices of equal quality, due to the latter’s market dominance.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at
Entries and Comments feeds.