17 Jun 2008

Regular visitors to the bar at St. John and keen readers of both our books will know well of our affection for Fernet Branca; the Italian bitters and internationally renowned life saver.

Fergus and his father recently visited the Fernet Branca factory in Milan, taking a small but select band of writers and food loving types with them among who was The Independent’s Weasel; Christopher Hirst.

Chris has written an account of the trip and also of his own feelings for the drink that some consider a kill or cure for most ailments.

To read the Weasel’s account of Fergus’s adventures on via Resegone click here

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