To turn wine onto water all you have to do is drink it and wait.
For that matter, all you have to do is wait and wine will turn into vinegar.
And after waiting you can chuck some sugar in the vinegar, wait some more, and turn it into wine again (though not, alas, a premier cru I'd guess). Hmmn, I wonder if Kierkegaard had quite got his head round this one.
I deeply admire those sewage treatment works senior operatives who, in a rush of pride in their process, dip a beaker in and swallow the contents.Still eating Saturdays cakes Nige ?
No cakes left Malty no, but a lot of flowers around the place still looking pretty fresh... I once sat through a talk by the manager of the local sewage farm, whose only 'joke' was this: 'Sewage is my bread and butter.' How we roared...