Georgian Lessons in Etiquette

  • Posted on: 11/09/2020

It is the 18th century. Imagine you are invited to social evening of conversation with a Countess residing in the Canongate of Edinburgh. Conversation is flowing and you have been invited to take a glass of claret. A glass! You have only ever used a drinking vessel made from pewter. What are you to do? The last thing you want to do is show-up that you don’t know THE way to drink your claret. FEar not – for here is Mrs Ward to demostrate that important skill!