Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Pour Richard's Wine: The Whole Pour - Pennywise Aug 26

'Whiskey is carried into committee rooms in demijohns and 
carried out in demagogues.'
-Mark Twain
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July 29, 2018
No Richard

Pennywise Aug 26

Countless people have asked if my last name was 'Richard'. Variations: 'Who's Richard?' 'Where's Richard?' and 'Is your husband Richard?' Ladies and gentlemen, there is no Richard. We named the store for Ben Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack, then doubled down on the clever with 'Pour' instead of 'Poor'.

Why would we do this? Because the town of Franklin, originally planned as Exeter, is named in honor of Benjamin Franklin, the great statesman/scientist/publisher/inventor/entrepreneur. Franklin famously contributed 116 books from his personal collection to the Franklin Library. He declined to donate the requested funds for a bell tower, but the townspeople-either content with the books, impressed with the old statesman's career, or both-settled on 'Franklin' instead.

Pour Richard's Wine and Spirits, 14 Grove Street, Franklin, MA 02038

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