Category Results for: Wine Gadget

 

Wine Gadget: Angle 33 Wine Thermals

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Have you ever wanted an easier way to keep a bottle of wine cold than using an ice bucket? What about keeping a bottle of white wine chilled that you are taking outside for a meal in the backyard? How about keeping a bottle of red wine from getting too warm on a hot summer […]

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The Best in Wine Bottle Foil Cutters: Vacu Vin Arch

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Over the years, wea€?ve tried just about every foil cutter on the market. Most of them either didna€?t work well at all or had a short working life before one of the pins popped out. Fortunately, last fall when perusing the new Wine World Warehouse in Seattle, we came across the Vacu Vin Arch foil […]

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Proper Wine Storage

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

The two biggest dangers to wine are wide temperature fluctuations and high temperatures for a sustained period of time. For wines that you plan to consume in the next week to the next year, which will probably be most of your wine, a dark, low-vibration closet in a home or apartment with a normal household […]

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Stemware Showdown: New Glasses take on Riedel

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Wine lovers spend a lot of time talking about wine itself but very little time talking about the glasses in which that wine is served. As we have said before, good wine glasses do make a difference. However, before you roll your eyes in disagreement or, conversely, fear that youa€?ll have to take out a […]

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True Fabrications: Selling All Things Wine, Except Wine

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Periodically, we feature wine gadgets that we have personally found to be helpful to have in our wine toolkit. As you browse the aisles of your local wine shop or thumb through a wine store catalog, you will see hundreds of wine accessories or gadgets. For the first time, we are featuring a a€?wine gadgeta€? […]

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Wine Gadget: Wine Bottle Openers

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

No matter where you are, when you want to open a bottle of wine you need a wine bottle openera€|unless, of course, ita€?s a screwcap bottle. Over the years, Ia€?ve tried them all and concluded that therea€?s no single type of opener that works best for all situations. However, some are clearly better than others, […]

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Wine Gadget: StemGrip

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Are you tired of hand washing your stemware? If so, this wine gadget could be the answer for you. Last month, I was contacted by James Roush, managing partner of StemGrip, asking me if we would like to test their product which he touted as a€?a great wine accessory that saves you time, enhances stemware […]

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Wine Gadget: Cork Pops

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Recently, we came across Cork Pops for sale in a winery gift shop. Billed as a€?the fastest and easiest way to open a bottle of wine,a€? we wondered if it really worked or if it was just a gimmick. After trying it out ourselves, the answer is yes, it does work (at least, most of […]

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Gift Ideas for the Wine Lovers on your List

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, if you are like me, you still have plenty of Christmas shopping to do. Are you at a loss for what to get your dad, sister, Aunt Sally, or your next door neighbor? If you know the person that you are shopping for is […]

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Wine Gadget: Vacu Vin Rapid Ice Instant Wine Chiller

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Have you ever forgotten to put that bottle of white wine in the fridge that you wanted to serve with dinner tonight? Have you ever wanted an easier way to keep a bottle of wine cold than having to bother with an ice bucket? What about keeping a bottle of wine chilled that you are […]

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