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Evolution of a Wine… Evolution White Wine

My wife and I are quite avid wine drinkers. Actually, we like pretty much anything alcoholic. We have been drinking pretty much exclusively red wines for the last number of years with the odd white wine thrown in.

Janna discovered Evolution White Wine a while back and we just can’t seem to get enough of this wonderful white wine blend. Yup, a white blend and it’s from the Sokol Blosser vineyards in Oregon. The blend consists of Pinot gris, Riesling, Muscat, Gewurtztraminer, Muller-Thurgau, Semillion, Pinot Blanc, Sylvaner and Chardonnay. Quite a crap shoot for everything that’s white. It’s a beautifully crisp wine that really works well. Read more →

A Glass of Wine vs A Bottle of Water

To my friends who enjoy a glass of wine…..

And those who don’t and are always seen with a bottle of water in their hand.

As Ben Franklin said:

In wine there is wisdom,
In beer there is freedom,
In water there is bacteria.

Ben Franklin

In a number of carefully controlled trials, scientists have demonstrated that if we drink one litre of water each day, at the end of the year we would have absorbed more than one kilo of E. Coli bacteria found in feces.

In other words, we are consuming 1 kilo of poop.

However, we do NOT run that risk when drinking wine & beer (or tequila, rum, whiskey or other liquor) because alcohol has to go through a purification process of boiling, filtering and/or fermenting.

Remember:
Water = Poop
Wine = Health

Therefore, it’s better to drink wine and talk stupid, than to drink water and be full of shit.

I received this from a friend. I think it’s an invaluable piece of wisdom.

Bicycle Wine Rack – Great Gift Idea

Bicycle Wine Rack

OK, I ran across this unique idea this morning on a wine blog. It’s called a Leather Bicycle Wine Rack from a guy in Montreal that calls himself Oopsmark on the marketplace site Etsy. First thing you think, it looks like the bottle will fall out any moment but watch this and you’ll be convinced that Oopsmark has done his job properly.