Monday, February 14, 2011

What is a Fiasco?

A fiasco isn’t always a disaster. It’s also a:
Straw-covered Chianti bottle

Literally, fiasco means flask, and “far fiasco” means "to make a bottle." But colloquially it refers to a complete failure. Bottles were originally wrapped in straw to protect them during shipping. A broken bottle of red—now THAT’S a fiasco.

Stay thirsty my friend!