So, what to make of this story from the LA Times? Spirits Not So Bright This Holiday Season.
I am not at all against drinking, and I admit to a fondness for creative cocktails when I dine out, not to mention cold beers on hot days.
But it's hard to feel sorry for the purveyors of expensive alcohol, when I think it's one of the first things that could be eliminated in a down economy.
Apparently other consumers agree with me.