Drinking with the Saints: St. John Chrysostom, Defender of Wine

It’s been a while since I posted about one of my favorite activities – sipping alongside members of the haloed class. The Christian calendar is chock-full of fêtes dedicated to sacraments, feast days, and name days, so it’s only natural that some enterprising drinker would make the connection between religious observance and revelry.

Unfortunately, The Derv can’t claim credit for making that brilliant connection: that honor goes to Michael P. Foley, author of Drinking with the Saints -The Sinner’s Guide to a Holy Happy Hour. In his book, Foley has compiled a year’s worth of cocktails, beer, and wine suggestions to help celebrate your favorite patron saints Continue reading “Drinking with the Saints: St. John Chrysostom, Defender of Wine”