A promise of good times ahead

My dear partner has ordered some useful drinks:

Plenty to drink

VEP Chartreuse I have mentioned recently. Those crazy monks also make fruit liqueurs (shown in the foreground) which are useful for making Kir, but can also be used to improve crap red wine. The gin is something we tried at the London Wine and Spirits Trade Fair, an annual lark in the docklands. It is quite a special gin made from herbs gathered in the Shetland Islands. It is also 60%, wehay!