Don’t Call That Swill a Martini!

Richard Thompson Ford
4 min readApr 21, 2022

The Martini Manfesto: Part 2.

pour yourself a real martini and read Part One here.

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In a society plagued with aggressive marketing and deceptive advertising, it’s inevitable that some will try to exploit the good will surrounding a respected name to peddle inferior products. Hence, almost every manner of alcoholic concoction, and even many non-alcoholic drinks…

Richard Thompson Ford

Professor. Lawyer. Dilettante mixologist. Amateur sartorialist. Watch geek. Author of Dress Codes: how the laws of fashion made history.