Full disclosure – these are links to Amazon and they give referral credit to the blog, which is how we are trying to pay the site expenses. But I only promote things I actually love, so here goes.
These are a few of my favorite things….
We’re starting a NoVa Wine Blog Read-Along for this book…
What Makes a Wine Worth Drinking: In Praise of the Sublime
Here’s how it works…. Introduction and first chapter discussion will be posted on 7/11/19. You can respond/react/discuss in the blog comments. We’ll also post a twitter link to a discussion on twitter and you can respond on a thread about that. How does that sound?
Husband and I are big fans of these cameras….. if you have teens who sneak out or just think about security in your home, you should consider it…
Blink Indoor Home Security Camera System with Motion Detection, HD Video, 2-Year Battery Life and Cloud Storage Included – 3 Camera Kit
Think about them!
[By Madeline Puckette ] Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide (Hardcover)【2018】by Madeline Puckette (Author) (Hardcover)
Kindle edition: Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide
This book is just incredible. I refer to it while sipping wine to see what flavor notes and characteristics she picks up in it. I highly recommend it as a guide and to learn more, and it’s helping me learn more too. It’s super-readable and enjoyable. Have at it!
Wine Folly – Wine Tasting Notes Placemats Print 20-Pack (12″ x 16″)
Wine Folly Tasting Mats – full disclosure – I have not tried them yet, but count on a review as soon as I do, and I think they are gonna be amazingly cool when I do comparison tastings with friends!
Vinturi V1010 Essential Red Wine Aerator Pourer and Decanter Includes Base Enhanced Flavors with Smoother Finish, Black
This is the aerator I use when I don’t have time to decant. I love it. The sound of it pulling air into the wine going through makes my son nuts, so that is an added bonus.
Riedel 5449/74 Veritas Wine Glasses, Clear Set of 3 Includes 2 Wine Pourers with Stopper and 2 Riedel Polishing Cloths
These are the glasses I got from a seminar on the impact of glass shape on wine smell and taste. I love these – they are very delicate, but very cool, and make you think there is a huge impact!
Original Rabbit Corkscrew Wine Opener
A great and easy way to open your wine with NO BROKEN CORK!
Vacuum Wine Stopper and Champagne Stopper with a Built-In Pressure Pump Creates Sealed Environment to Preserve Wine and Champagne Longer Freshness, ABS &FDA Silicone Stoppers, 3PCS, E4go
Always stopper your wine and vacuum seal it to preserve it.
The best socks present ever….
If You Can Read This Bring Me Wine – Funny Unisex Funky Colorful and Comfy Knit Novelty Socks for Women and Men – By Lavley
I actually love these. You will too.