Solitary drinking may suggest one is headed for the gutter, but the eighth-century Chinese poet Li Po, a celebrated wine lover, took a different point of view in his "Drinking Alone by Moonlight": "A cup of wine, under the flowering trees; / I drink alone, for no friend is near.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 2003.
Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!
Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash