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Thanks Champagne!

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If you have no idea what “Thanks Champagne” means, you need to check out the trio of Saturday Night Live comedy skits featuring Vanessa Bayer and Cecily Strong with appearances by Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck and Jamie Foxx. Bayer and Strong play burnout former porn actors who create user-generated videos of products in a vain […]

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Too Much Champagne is Just Right

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Periodic TableWare Wine Glasses

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“Science does not know its debt to imagination.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson We all know that geeks are cool. Now you can drink like your favorite mad scientist. Marshall Jamshidi’s Periodic Tableware just completed a successful, fully-funded Kickstarter project for a line of drinking glassware inspired by laboratory beakers and flasks. The line has glasses for cocktail, […]

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What Kind of Wine Drinker Are You?

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“If I didn’t have children I might be more of a lush than I am. I like booze. I struggle with smoking. And I’m a big swearer. I’m trying to rein it in but I do think it’s a nice seasoning of language.” — Olivia Colman Our friends at Wine Folly are asking What Kind of […]

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Binder Clip Bag :: Peter Bristol

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“It’s clever, but is it Art?” — Rudyard Kipling Here’s a prototype that begs for a Kickstarter initiative. Peter Bristol has created a clever purse that looks like an office binder clip. Fashioned in charcoal felt, the bag will make you do a double-take, and make you smile at the audacious whimsy.  

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Wine Glasses from Hollow Chocolate Easter Bunnies

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Here comes Peter Cottontail right down the bunny trail…” — Beatrix Potter Run out of wine glasses this Easter? Try this whimsical life-hack from my friend Beth Smith of Traveling Wine Chick. Lobotomize a hollow Easter Bunny and pour in your favorite tipple. Wine Harlots suggest Port, but feel free to use whatever suits your fancy! photo credit: Elizabeth […]

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What to Drink During the Zombie Apocalypse

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“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.” ― Abraham Lincoln As a new-media wine authority, I often get asked what beverage would pair best when trying to survive the impending […]

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State of the Union

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“The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.” — Clare Boothe Luce “Even our fledgling democracy was corrupted by Alcohol. The very sanctity of the right to vote was violated by drink. When election time came around, votes were often bought with liquor.” – James Madison We boozehounds here at Wine […]

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