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Chad Wasser

I live in Seattle, where I touch really fragile things with kid gloves for a living.


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Single Serving Tip: Reuse Small Wine Bottles

If you are not going to finish the bottle you are opening, transferring the remainder to small wine bottles can make a lot of sense. Due to minimized surface area, the wine will store better and longer.

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Guide to Camping with Wine

There are a few considerations universal to camping with wine that will elevate your vacation to a new level. Nifty tricks and diagrams inside!

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Your Bottle May Be Suffering From Wine Heat Damage

Heat destroys wine, and temperatures over 70 degrees can permanently taint the flavor. Above 80 degrees or so and you are literally starting to cook the wine. Here are a few common precautions you should take to prevent wine heat damage:

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10 Tips for Starting a Wine Collection

Wines have well documented histories, vintages, and tiered values. This makes them a natural fit for collecting, and rare wines are among the most sought after collectibles on the market.

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Are There Benefits to Boxed Wine?

What are the benefits of boxed wine over traditional glass bottled wine? Oh.. You’d be surprised.. Jump inside and take the boxed wine challenge.

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Wine Coolers: Not wine. Not cool.

What killed wine coolers of the 1980s? Find out the real story behind the disappearance of branded wine coolers.

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How to get a Hangover

Drink in moderation? Forget that! Here’s 7 sure fire ways to have the worst head-splitting hangover of your life.. Grab a bottle and let’s get started!

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How To Deal With a Wine Snob

Here are some tricks to shut down a snob, open the floor to everyone’s tasting experiences, and most importantly: not be the wine snob…

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T.G.I. Wine Haikus

A few wine haikus to get you through the day and make you look forward to the moment you’ll have your lips smacking on a glass of wine.

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Alternative Wine Closures

Over 30% of all wines on the market are sealed with non-cork closures. There are many different types, which we break down into 4 simple…

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How Wine Corks Affect Aging Wine

I’ll break down some of the environmental and political issues of how wine corks affect aging wine and tell you about the different kinds of corks that are used…

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Meet Wine Folly’s Cameraman, Chad Wasser

Our sardonic cinematographer points out the homogeny of packaging, labels, and centuries of sluggish inertia in the wine business. So why Wine Folly?

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Our Honest Review of Chocolate Wine

Wine and chocolate, what a popular pairing! I’m too lazy for 2 ingredients though, can you combine them? I just want to toss the lot into my gaping maw and revel in the romance and allure of cupid’s big day.

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Preventing Red Wine Teeth Stains

Sometimes we want to keep our pearly whites pearly white-at least until after the group photos, here are some tips to prevent purple teeth.

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