Interesting radio feature about the historical and cultural significance of tobacco consumption and current developments in Germany. Recorded on June 6th, 2007 by Deutschlandradio. Original title: Raucher hört die Signale Der Tabak vom Genuss zum Zuchtmittel
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."