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The World’s Most Useless Wine Accessory?

And now for something completely different. I think I have discovered the world’s most useless, utterly pointless wine accessory – the Champagne Parachute. Here’s the premise. When you fire the cork out of a bottle of sparkling wine, the parachute … Continue reading

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Of a Romantic Nature

A couple of weeks ago, we were at a wine tasting led by Sandra Oldfield, winemaker at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards. As it often does, the subject of cork versus Stelvin (dare we actually be so crass as to refer to … Continue reading

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