RKS Wine: Tirana Tigress and Penniless Pensioner Back in Toronto

After hoodwinking the Russians in Operation Payback Lola Frieberg aka Tirana Tigress and the Penniless Pensioner wisely decided to head back to PP’s home in Toronto a luxurious penthouse The Lonsdale on Avenue Road with a huge wrap around balcony and a view of the campus of Upper Canada College. If the Russians ever gotContinue reading “RKS Wine: Tirana Tigress and Penniless Pensioner Back in Toronto”

RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner Hightails It Out of the Ukraine!

I am awakened at 4 in the morning by the Penniless Pensioner phoning from Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris and clearly he was a bit shaken up. He complained very loudly at a dinner that his beloved Tatiana was nowhere in sight and that he was upset with the Russian organizers. After dinner twoContinue reading “RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner Hightails It Out of the Ukraine!”

RKS Wines: The Penniless Pensioner’s Ukrainian High Hopes

At last account PP held a celebratory BBQ pronouncing his love for the 23-year-old Ukrainian beauty Tatiana who he has only communicated with over his computer. Being in a hot tizzy it was love at first sight! Then it was 7,500 Euros paid to The Ladies Social Club Tour operating out of Moscow for aContinue reading “RKS Wines: The Penniless Pensioner’s Ukrainian High Hopes”

RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner Goes “90 Day Fiancé”?

You may recall the rather messy split between PP and his flame Celine? Well, he tells me he is on the rebound and is throwing a party with a “romantic announcement” to make. Could I suggest a couple of red wines for the simple BBQ chicken and marinated flank he is serving with sides ofContinue reading “RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner Goes “90 Day Fiancé”?”

RKS Wines: The Penniless Pensioner Sues the Canadian Government

You may recall PP was held in a Roman jail at the behest of the Canadian Government for suspected tax evasion. The Canadian government changed its mind on charging PP saying a hacker from Turkey disrupted the systems of the Canada Revenue Agency causing an “error” affecting PP’s file. Of course these things happen PPContinue reading “RKS Wines: The Penniless Pensioner Sues the Canadian Government”

RKS Wines: The Penniless Pensioner is Back in Town and Cleared of Tax Evasion! His Attempt to Rebuild a Wine Cellar

Dear readers the Penniless Pensioner has been cleared of all tax evasion suspicion by the Canada Revenue Agency. It was all just a horrible mistake the CRA said and failed to apologize despite the fact PP spent two weeks in a Roman prison (awaiting extradition to Canada) where he became somewhat renowned for learning howContinue reading “RKS Wines: The Penniless Pensioner is Back in Town and Cleared of Tax Evasion! His Attempt to Rebuild a Wine Cellar”

RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner Sees His Therapist and Cools His Heels with Some Beaujolais-Villages

You may recall that too much Tito’s Texas Vodka with her oysters at the engagement party may have caused PP’s fiancé, Celine Serpent to spill the beans that she had been a lesbian and had undergone “conversion therapy” to transform her into a heterosexual. I didn’t want to depress PP but I said I hadContinue reading “RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner Sees His Therapist and Cools His Heels with Some Beaujolais-Villages”

RKS Wine: Penniless Pensioner’s Engagement Party: A Very Special Dessert Brought to the Guests from The Douro in Portugal!

After the oysters the guests are to retire to listen to an hour concert put on by the Toronto Medieval Consort with wine glasses a fill. For those who have not nodded off a grand dessert awaits that I personally advised Celine Serpent would be unique and rarely ever tried in Canada. I have usedContinue reading “RKS Wine: Penniless Pensioner’s Engagement Party: A Very Special Dessert Brought to the Guests from The Douro in Portugal!”

RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner’s Engagement Party: Last Course Before the Entertainment: What to Serve With Oysters?

Celine Serpent, PP’s fiancée, decides to end the meal, at least until dessert, with Malpeque oysters from Nova Scotia. It so happens these are my favourite oysters with a nice briny finish and with a dash of freshly squeezed lemon who needs Elon Musk’s rocket to go to the moon. They are being driven inContinue reading “RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner’s Engagement Party: Last Course Before the Entertainment: What to Serve With Oysters?”

RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner’s Engagement Party: Secondi (Vegetarian)

PP is a meat-eating guy who equates vegetarians as communists, socialists and hippies but he keeps his opinions to himself except for me as I am becoming a confidant of the man for better or worse. The vegetarian secondi will be mushroom ragout served over polenta. The sides will be a Greek Briam and EastContinue reading “RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner’s Engagement Party: Secondi (Vegetarian)”