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WineCloak.com offers you the phrase “Hairy Tongue”

Wine enthusiasts use a very specific vocabulary. Sometimes wine “newbies” are put off by such technical language used to describe wines. Drinking wine should not be intimidating. The words used to explain the nuances of a wine should help you to choose the perfect wine for your meal. Saying things like “this wine has legs”, “a fruity finish”, “a flowery aroma”, “very acidic”, “smokey or leathery”,  can intimidate you until you understand them. That’s why we use the term “Hairy Tongue”. Instead of saying “this wine is very tannic” which means that the wine has been aged for years in a wood barrel and has absorbed many tannins from the wood, we prefer to say “It makes my tongue feel hairy”. Can’t you visualize exactly what that means? Some people prefer a “hairy-tongued”, bold wine with a hearty meal. No matter how you describe it, if it tastes good to you, drink and enjoy! 

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5 Reasons Owning a Wine Cloak Makes You Special

Here are five good reasons why you need to be the first to own a Wine Cloak. You will prove to all that you are hip, cool and SPECIAL!!!

1. You’re trendy. You find only the newest, most unusual products around. Only really cool people do this.

2. You love to swaddle stuff. (Get your mind out of the gutter.) Swaddling your bottle with a Wine Cloak is the best in #swaddletainment. (You see what I did there.)

3. You’ll be the envy of your friends. Until you give them a Wine Cloak or they buy one, you ARE the coolest kid on the block. Cooler than everyone. Cool beans. Cooler than your kids. Think about it!

4. Your hostess gift will be the best. When you show up at the party with the newest, hottest gift, a Wine Cloak, you will be the sexiest person in the room. Because people seem to forget to bring a hostess gift anymore! #whatsupwiththat

5. You’re the smartest of all your friends. You are the first to know about, have or give a Wine Cloak. I think you should apply to MENSA.

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Enhance Your Tablescape with a Wine Cloak

chill-out-wine-cloak-tablescapecheers-wine-cloak-redWine Cloak wine bottle covers can add a special pop of color and conversation to your dining table. Whether it’s a casual dinner for 2 or a more formal affair for 10, a Wine Cloak can dress up your tablescape and make a unique statement. Drape a Wine Cloak over your white wine in a bucket AND wrap one protectively around the red. This simple gesture will protect your guests and your table from spills and splashes. It also can be color coordinated with your table theme. kathyrn-crisp-greeley

For more information on creative tablescapes, check out the wonderful Collected Tabletop by interior designer Kathryn Greeley.  This was written before the Wine Cloak was invented, so just imagine the possibilities with the addition of a colorful Wine Cloak to these wonderful tablescapes. Kathryn tried one out and loved it HERE.

WineCloak.com – Friday Fun Fact

wine and cheeseWhy do people serve cheese with wine?

Food pairings have developed over time. Some are fabulous and make sense, while some seem like insane mixed up cravings. Cheese and wine make sense.

Cheeses are usually a bit fatty and have a wonderful silky, oily feel on the tongue. They coat your mouth with their wonderful array of flavors.

Wines have lovely notes of fruity acid and are more astringent. They refresh your mouth and remove the silky feel after you have munched on the cheese. The two are a perfect pairing!

Serve your favorite wine today in a special WineCloak wine bucket cover with a strong robust cheese. Enjoy!

Cook With Wine, Maybe

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If you absolutely must cook, keep your wine handy and swaddled. This quilted Wine Cloak wine bottle cover is always ready to keep your bottle and bucket at the proper temperature and free from pesky drippage. To quote Julia Child: “I enjoy cooking with wine, sometimes I even put it in the food…”

Spring Flowers and Wine

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Spring has sprung! The smells of daffodils, pear tree blooms, wisteria and forsythia are in the air.  The landscape has transformed from shades of grayish green and brown to a Technicolor explosion of primary colors!

Here in Atlanta, we are pulling out the deck chairs, tables, stemware and wine buckets to enjoy our first glasses of wine outside in the beautiful weather. I prefer a nice light Chablis or Pinot Grigio to start off beautiful evenings of sipping wine outside and watching the sun set.

Actually, my favorite wine of the moment is a nice Washington State Rosé. It is definitely on trend and simply delicious!

Pull your favorite chairs out of storage, dust off the table, find your favorite ice bucket, grab a great bottle of wine, drape it in one of our fashionable and trendy new Wine Cloaks (winecloak.com) and enjoy the weather.

How is the weather where you are?  Has spring sprung? Have you popped the cork on your favorite bottle yet?

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Chill Out and Enjoy Your Glass of Wine!

Cork or Screw Top? Which do you prefer?

To us, a great bottle of wine is a great bottle of wine. We enjoy them all!

This NPR article explains it best. Cork Versus Screw Cap: Don’t Judge A Wine By How It’s Sealed

Chill Out Wine Cloak

A beautiful winecloak on your bottle will ease your worries about how your bottle was sealed. “Chill Out” and share a glass of your favoite with folks who make you happy.  Life is short. Relax. Enjoy.

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Should Red Wines be Chilled Out?

Most people think that red wines should be served at “room temperature”. But, that old adage refers to the “room temperature” in castles or cellars, not in our overheated homes. According to Wine Spectator Magazine, the ideal serving temperature for a red wine is much cooler than room temperature, or 50-65 degrees. Reds in my wine chiller are kept at 57 degrees. But if you don’t have a wine chiller or have just brought the wine home, the best idea is to dunk that red in a bucket for about 10 minutes before serving. The bucket should contain a mixture of ice and water (not just ice) to ensure even distribution of the chill. With reds especially. it’s better to start out at a lower temperature because it will warm up after it’s served. Before serving, be sure to swaddle that red in a Wine Cloak bottle and bucket cover to prevent condensation and drips from falling on you or your guests.  Chilling of reds cam be especially important if you have made a “frugal” purchase. For, even a low end red can still be palate pleasing with a bit of “chilling out”.

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