Wine Bowl


Preparation info

  • 10 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Taste of Russia

A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

In Pnin, Vladimir Nabokov’s classic portrait of a Russian émigré living in America, one of the few things Professor Pnin manages to do right is make this aromatic punch, which he serves at a faculty party. Were one to follow Pnin’s prescription exactly, the punch should be served from an aquamarine crystal bowl, and the Sauternes should be Château d’Yquem. But since few of us have aquamarine crystal bowls at hand, and since the precious Château d’Yquem sells for something more than $100 a b