Fanagoria

Fanagoria

It is not entirely easy to pin down this wine, as the label is in Cyrillic apart from the one word Fanagoria. I bought it in an underground shop that sold liqueurs from Estonia, a pantechnicon of vodkas from around the Baltic, fine malt whiskies from Scotland and...
Mushroom soup at Moscow airport

Mushroom soup at Moscow airport

Not for the first time, I am drinking mushroom soup for breakfast on a business trip at the airport in Moscow. This time it’s at Shermetyevo, the older but recently revamped sister to Domodedevo, where they also do pleasant pre-dawn Borsch and the ultimate...