Vicki Denig

You Can Now Come Home to Wine In Your Mailbox

You Can Now Come Home to Wine In Your Mailbox

The British subscription company Garcon Wines has recently created a flattened wine bottle that perfectly fits into your mailbox, er, letterbox, (British English) for that perfect weeknight bottle of vino. The bottle, designed to fit specifically in your letterbox, avoids the hassle of lost packages, as well as post-work errands to the local liquor shop.

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Who Exactly Was Dom Perignon?

Who Exactly Was Dom Perignon?

If there’s any singular name that comes to mind when thinking about Champagne, it’s Dom Pérignon. The name itself has become synonymous with lavish lifestyles, luxury, and above all, delicious bubbly. So who exactly was the guy behind this elegant, modern-day effervescence? Believe it or not, he was much less lavish than his prestigious namesake bottle. In […]

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How to Drink Like a Local in Cologne, Germany

How to Drink Like a Local in Cologne, Germany

Wilkommen in Deutschland, home of bratwurst, Oktoberfest, and above all, the greatest beers in the world. This week, we’re looking to Cologne, Germany’s fourth-largest city and the beer-drinking capital of the world. Home to more than 10 million people, Cologne is a cultural hub in Germany; the city boasts over 30 museums, hundreds of galleries, and an […]

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Madonna Would Rather Go Broke Than Drink Bad Wine

Madonna Would Rather Go Broke Than Drink Bad Wine

The Queen of Pop will not settle for a mediocre glass of wine. In an interview recently conducted by Harper’s Bazaar, one very fortunate writer had the pleasure of speaking with Madonna in her own home, when a subpar glass of wine was served to the Like a Virgin singer. “Take the mediocre out of here,” was […]

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