Whether your drink of choice is vodka, Pinot Noir, or cider, you’ve probably noticed a change at bars and retailers lately: The selection is exploding. From craft beers to artisanal scotches and wines of every imaginable provenance, the American alcohol market is just plain booming, and it’s not slowing down. Political divides aside, drinkers and […]
Ever find yourself standing in your kitchen realizing that you have a collection of empty wine bottles lining your counter? Many of us collect corks and save them for future projects, though why not do the same with bottles? With Halloween just around the corner, there’s no better opportunity to get into the spooky spirit […]
Usually the most terrifying thing about wine is when you run out of it. Well, that or the cost. But come Halloween time (and take a look around, folks, pumpkin beer is here, candy corn is soon to follow), there’s a surprising number of things you can do to transform your formerly pleasant bottle of […]
There’s a certain seemingly fun, ultimately annoying, never-ending song about beer. You’ve probably heard it. You’ve probably even sung it. It’s called “99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall.” OK, we admit, it ends. It ends at 1. It ends if you make it down to 1 from 99 without physically attacking whoever is singing […]
Yes, it seems like sacrilege. Certainly backwards—removing wine from a wine rack and putting, well, non-wine stuff in there instead? But people have many reasons to repurpose a wine rack—maybe a pregnancy, maybe a new and improved wine rack, maybe a suddenly desperate need for storage space or some indoor greenery that outpaces the craving […]
Sometimes, one of the most relaxing things to do is pop a bottle of wine, pour a big glass, and sit down for some good ol’ fashioned coloring.
Generally we prefer to make other things into wine. Grapes, for instance. But in the event that you don’t necessarily want to keep a certain bottle of wine, or you just have so much wine that some Mr. Wizard experimentation seems justifiable, you can also turn wine into other things.
It’s December. There’s a chance there’ll be more than a few corks and empty bottles lying around. (And we mean before the season is over.) Why bring that all out to the recycling? First of all, you know your neighbors are shaming you from the window as you dump that baker’s dozen of wine bottles […]
Fall is here, and its time to get crafty. Rather than go out and buy material, why not make use of what you already have, like all those leftover wine bottle corks? Here are nine ways to turn the remains of last night’s booze into cute, seasonal crafts. 1. These simple and elegant votive cork candles […]