Entries Categorized as 'Tips'

Is it the sulphur or the histamines?

Date July 26, 2010

I almost always get a blocked nose when I drink most (but not all ) cheap wines.
It’s something I experience when I drink really cheap, preservative laden fruit juices too - I react instantly - in fact I can smell the stuff in both juice and wine and tell you before I drink it that [...]

How to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew

Date November 6, 2009

We have all been in this situation - this has to be one of the most awesome wine tips out there:

Via Geekologie and 2Oceansvibe.
[Thanks Boochies]

First Growths : Great South African Wine at an affordable price

Date July 17, 2009

If you’re looking to expose yourself to some for the most exciting and promising wines in South Africa - then look no further than Under the Influence’s great new wine package:

The First Growth Deal
* You will be sent a case of six bottles of wine, a bottle from each of our carefully selected First Growth [...]

Who do you call when you have a leaking tap?

Date June 3, 2009

In the middle of last night I was woken up by a rather ominous sounding drip in the kitchen.
I stumbled down the stairs, flicked the light switch on and discovered water all over the wooden kitchen counter and a mini amazon river on the kitchen floor.
The tap above the kitchen sink was leaking.
Five, dripping towels [...]

A fun wine special!

Date May 14, 2009

NOTE: To qualify for this special you have to order and pay for your wine by next week WEDNESDAY 20 May 2009.

Check out their website: www.unitedtribesofafrica.com
Contact Andrea Rubin to place your order:
Email: andi@unitedtribesofafrica.com
Tel:     +27 21 706 3264
Fax:    +27 21 706 6408
Skype:  andi.rubin 
I haven’t tried the wine myself but at this price and for a bit of [...]