Adrian is Angelique Antonia’s husband and everyone can understand his problems in this respect. Angelique Antonia’s dealings with port wine and other alcoholic beverages brings poor Adrian up in difficult situations more often than he ‘d like to think about. But Adrian is just as in love with his wife as he was the day they met so he grits his teeth and carry his cross in life without a murmur. That he feels a little uneasy when he drops by Moxie’s is not to secret, as both regulars and staff is well aware of Angelique Antonia’s love for the strong.
It is no wonder that Adrian feels more at ease at work. He is a stockbroker and a very talented one, so the humiliations his wife constantly expose him for is at work turned into bold stock speculation and hard cash. At work he goes under the name "The White Shark" and it certainly comes in handy at the home where he feels more like a drooling poodle. He is like most men who fell in love after reaching middle-age complete without the ability both to find errors in or to contradict his wife.
Adrian try to keep his wife’s alcohol consumption down both by removing anything stronger than light beer from their home and by sending her to the Betty Ford clinic in the States on a regular basis. Neither has any effect, of course, at Moxie’s Angelique Antonia gets refills until she can barely stand. Laura claims amused that it is Angelique Antonia port wine consumption that keeps her both in first class holidays and maintenance of house and home.