Fire and Rain — Palms

Is it Because of the Weather?

Asia Drinking Palms Rice

Recently, mostly because of this new venture we are on, my mind has been on all sorts of alcoholic beverages.  But then it struck me, how come the talk is always about wine or spirits that are made by the peoples of the Northern hemisphere?  Is it because the people who lived in changing seasons needed to brew and distill beverages that kept them warm during the winter? Is that why no one is celebrating and consuming Southeast Asian wine and spirits? Or is it a matter of taste or marketing? This then led to the question of what Southeast Asia's wine and...

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