The Grapevine

Wine Stories Worth Reading: Gadgets, Gimmicks, and Genius

December 29th, 2016

Here are a few fun articles to share with your wine-loving audience and end the year on a light note. [level-members]

First, a (perhaps) tongue-in-cheek look at the wine gadgets that are often exchanged as holiday gifts. Are they necessary? Absolutely not. Are they a complete waste of time, money and space? Well, … you can read Esther Mobley’s take in the San Francisco Chronicle and decide for yourself.

And if you’ve received one of these useless gadgets from a wine-loving friend and are looking for a suitably dastardly revenge gift? Perhaps the Vino Vault Wine Crypt is the answer.

Finally, if it’s pure wine-related genius you’re looking for, you’ll have a hard time beating the can-do attitude displayed in this DIY fridge conversion. It now dispenses wine rather than water. Decanter has the story here.